A planned community provides recreation for its villagers.. In Short Envisioned by its founder, Mary Muhlenberg Emery, as a "National Exemplar" in practical town planning, the first buildings were completed in 1924-25. Today the village has an abundance of parks, playgrounds, tennis courts, and the swimming pool. The parks in the area offer plenty of places to ride, and the city streets provide bike lanes. There's also find a link to the Loveland Bike Trail, which will take you to various points around Ohio.