Lytle Park

Lytle Park (HMGIQ)

Location: Cincinnati, OH 45202 Hamilton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 6.036', W 84° 30.247'

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Lytle Park Series

Welcome to Lytle, the park that was rescued from 20th Century progress. Discovered by Cincinnati's first settlers in 1788 as wilderness, then a grove of peach trees, it became the grounds to an elegant estate and, later, the city's first public playground. In the 1960's this little park was to become an expressway....until Cincinnati cried out. In 1972, a restored Lytle Park became the first use of air rights over an expressway in Ohio. Because a lot of children who once played here, and many who came after them, would not let progress take the park.

These plaques are a gift of the Park Board Volunteers, a division of the Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati, and other public-spirited citizens.
Placed ByPark Board Volunteers, the Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati, and Public-Spirited Citizens
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 8:31am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 715830 N 4330906
Decimal Degrees39.10060000, -84.50411667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 6.036', W 84° 30.247'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 6' 2.16" N, 84° 30' 14.82" W
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Area Code(s)513
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 442 E 3rd St, Cincinnati OH 45202, US
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