DOWNTOWN (FOX19) -- Book editor Sue Ann Painter and forward contributor Aaron Betsky will discuss Shawn Patrick Tubb’s remarkable new book "Cincinnati’s Terrace Plaza Hotel: An Icon of American Modernism" at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Main Library, 800 Vine St.
Hear the stories of the art and architecture that inspired John J. Emery Jr.’s landmark Terrace Plaza Hotel, an American modernist masterpiece designed by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill between 1945 and 1946. The avant-garde hotel, which was a showcase for modern art and technology, opened to national acclaim in 1948.
The program takes place in the Genealogy & Local History Program Space at the Main Library. Copies of Cincinnati’s Terrace Plaza Hotel will be available for purchase following the presentation. Call 513-369-6905 or visit www.CincinnatiLibrary.org.