Scene near Walnut Hills: Abraham Lincoln Monument 1967

Our previous post looked at the Abraham Lincoln monument in Avondale, both today and when it was constructed in 1902. The most famous incident at the monument in living memory came in the summer of 1967, beginning on June 11. The site was the center of the revolt or civil unrest on the part of[…]

Scene near Walnut Hills: Abraham Lincoln Monument

Venturing on a walk from Walnut Hills to our neighbors in Avondale, I passed the Abraham Lincoln Memorial at the corner of Rockdale and Reading, outside South Avondale School. The scene was colorful, solemn, appropriate, and extremely moving to me. A monument and a corner that has seen much controversy over the years, it has[…]

Scene in Walnut Hills from the Playhouse in the Park

Continuing our clear air photos in Walnut Hills during the Covid 19 shutdown, the cloudy-day image was taken from the grounds of the Playhouse in the Park in Eden Park. The closer shot (from a sunnier day) is from the foot of the hill next to mirror lake in more or less the same direction.[…]

Eden Park Scene: Looking East from the Spencer Overlook

From the Silver Lining Department, shutting down for Covid19 has cleared our air. Not only can we see farther into the distance, but it seems to me that colors are more vibrant. It’s quite possible that the air, especially looking toward downtown, is clearer than it has ever been since the development of Eden Park[…]

Art Museum Grounds Scene: Downtown on a very clear day

From the Silver Lining Department, shutting down for Covid19 has cleared our air. Not only can we see farther into the distance, but it seems to me that colors are more vibrant. It’s quite possible that the air, especially looking toward downtown, is clearer than it has ever been since the development of Eden Park[…]

Eden Park Scene: Krohn Conservatory on a very clear day

From the Silver Lining Department, shutting down for Covid19 has cleared our air. Not only can we see farther into the distance, but it seems to me that colors are more vibrant. It’s quite possible that the air, especially looking toward downtown, is clearer than it has ever been since the development of Eden Park[…]