Liberty Center's rooftop garden could set the Butler County retail center apart

Design influenced by Stonehenge, Spanish Steps

Most retail outlets have air-handling equipment and tar on the roof. Liberty Center has a “wonderful little gem of discovery.”

That’s how Dwayne Furukawa, senior development executive at Steiner + Associates, describes the nearly two-acre rooftop garden that will be built atop retail spaces on the $300 million Butler County project.

“The idea behind our roof garden here is to have something a little more passive that the customer will just happen upon and it’ll be like a wonderful little gem of discovery,” said Furukawa, in an exclusive interview with WCPO at the International Council of Shopping Centers convention in Las Vegas.

Insiders can read more about the garden and plans for Liberty Center.

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