Gratz Park Engagement | Amy & Leslie

August 29, 2022

Gratz Park, Lexington Kentucky

Have you had the pleasure of exploring Gratz Park in Lexington, KY yet?

This wonderful green space has been protected for over a century thanks to a deal that Benjamin Gratz made with the city in 1917.

His proposal to the city ensured that the green space would never have buildings placed within it.

Benjamin Gratz’s deal made it so that everyone today can enjoy Gratz Park.

Whether you want to picnic, read a book, or have a Gratz Park engagement photo shoot, this space is perfect!

Just steps away from the busyness of downtown, Gratz Park has a sculptured fountain, abundant shade, and beautiful walking paths.

You can meander and learn about the historic homes, while enjoying one of the oldest neighborhoods in Lexington.

There are even two homes open to visitors, Hopemont and Bodley Bullock House.

The beautiful Gratz Park is where Green Apple Photography met up with Amy and Leslie for their engagement photos.

Enjoy the details of how they met and fell in love which they’ve shared with us below and then scroll on to see how gorgeous their photos are!

How did you meet? Through mutual friends.

When/where did you go on your first date? The Ketch, although I am allergic I risked it!

Tell me a bit about how you fell in love? The moment I saw her my life flashed before me. I saw myself growing with her and knew she was the one. We became friends for about 4/5 years due to our situations, but as soon as the stars aligned we have been inseparable ever since.

How did your fiancé propose?: We were remodeling her house and she and “our” daughter wrote in paint on the wall “will you marry me”

Where/when did your fiancé propose? March 10 2021 in her living room

What are you most excited about for your wedding? I’m most excited to officially and legally be her wife.

If your love story was a movie what would you title it? The perfect fairytale!

Describe your relationship in 5 words? Crazy, fun, entertaining, loving, respectful

What is something that means the most to both of you? Family

What is your favorite thing about your fiancé? My favorite thing about her is how gentle, kind, and patient she is with me.

How have you grown as a couple since you started dating? Since dating, we’ve grown to be more understanding, more present, and more caring.

Favorite Quirk about each other? How we can make each other laugh and smile without trying.

If you could spend 24 hours with your fiancé, what would you be doing? Watching movies, or sitting outside enjoying our conversations.

When do you feel most loved by your person? When we are together no matter what we are doing.

What vendors did you wear or use for your engagement outfits? My romper is from Windsor and Leslie used H&M for her linen outfit. 

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