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Saitowitz Structures

Saitowitz structres, by Sonia Shipley
Saitowitz tower
Saitowitz restrooms, by Ricky Berkey

Bernar Venet, 1987

A series of “follies” that become micro-destinations are found throughout the park, all designed in collaboration with Stanley Saitowitz.

These structures, highlighted with a signature red painted metal, include a dramatic arc of lights that frame the entrance to the park, an 84-foot observation tower that provides a terrific view of downtown Columbus, a boathouse, a river lookout, a fishing pier, the amphitheater stage, an arbor, restrooms, and picnic shelters.

Saitowitz’s creative playfulness is on display with restrooms that have curved roofs signifying an M and W.

Hear Stanley speak about his approach to architecture. (2:00)

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