The center of downtown Cincinnati, notionally if not geographically. A large portion of a city block that has little built on it. It the location of one of the Queen City's more famous landmarks, the Tyler Davidson Fountain.

A stage at one end usually has performers during the summer. On pleasant afternoons, scores of office workers can be seen eating their lunch there. I like to, munching on take-out tacos.

During December, they set up an ice skating area, and put up Christmas decorations.

Rallies are often held there. Sometimes, it is to mourn, as was the case after September 11, 2001. Other times, to celebrate, such as a World Series win by the Reds. Or, on occasion, to protest.