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1800 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44115
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Theater lovers and art enthusiasts lovingly named the stretch between East 14th Street and East 17th Street Playhouse Square, for this is where the great Cleveland playhouses were located. Playhouse Square houses several famed theaters: the Ohio Theatre, the Allen Theater, the State Theater and the Palace Theater. Later on the Hanna Theatre was reopened. If you are interested in the arts, plan an evening here while visiting Cleveland.
Located on the Cleveland State University campus, the CSU University Center houses a number of lunchtime restaurants among other things, including venues for exhibitions and shows. Various events like Poetry Slam Contests and other cultural events are conducted here. The Center even has a Conference Room in the basement where various club meeting are held.
Designed as a historic building, it was later on refurbished for residential purposes. The Central YMCA was designed by the Cleveland architectural firm Hubbell & Benes in 1911. With the passage of time, the building's location was used by the Cleveland YMCA School of Technology, which ultimately became Cleveland State University in 1964. The YMCA was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1984, and the building was purchased by Cleveland State University in September 2009. After renovation, the building emerged as the Heritage Suites student apartments. Ever since its inception, the YMCA has offered a wide range of quality programs on fitness, education, civic services, and community health and well-being.
The CSU Theater Arts Building is home to the campus of the Cleveland State University or CSU as it is called. The university runs a Dramatic Arts program that puts up performances and equips its graduates adequately to enter the theatrical profession. Auditions for many movies are held here too as the University is home to budding talent that is sure to make it big in the field of dramatics.
Citizens Building (now called City Club Building) was built in 1903 for the Citizens Savings and Trust. Important Cleveland businesses had their offices in the building which now houses the City Club of Cleveland.
Progressive Field (formerly known as Jacobs Field) is a fantastic facility created explicitly for baseball. It has become one of the well known landmarks of the city. With 122 suites and a seating capacity of 43,545, it is a great home for all of Clevelend's baseball heroes. Progressive Field is a very unique venue for holding events such as a meeting or a large-scale celebration. Gourmet catering is also offered and the meeting rooms are very well-equipped, as are the banquet facilities.
The Arcade opened as early as in 1890 and was the first indoor shopping center in America. It still sports a Victorian facade and consists of three buildings with a glass skylight spanning over four balconies. Restaurants include Chocolate Bar, Greek Express and Presto Sandwiches among numerous others. Stores include flower shops, clinics, clothing boutiques and more. The space is available for events, too.
The East 4th Street neighborhood of Cleveland is known for the large number of pubs, restaurants and various other eateries that line the street. Considered Cleveland's unofficial urban Entertainment district, it is one of the most happening spots in Ohio's Forest City. Some of the most popular business establishments like Lola's, Greenhouse Tavern and famous entertainment and performance venues such as House of Blues and Pickwick and Frolic are situated here. When you're in Cleveland, this centrally-located neighborhood definitely warrants a visit!
This expansive library can be dubbed as a center for learning and taking the love for books to another level. In its aim to expand the learning experience, The Cleveland Public Library has many branches under various names. The main building built as early as 1925 is located on 325 Superior Avenue North East and is divided into many departments. You will find books and more books relating to varied subjects and ideologies. Events, classes and programs are held at the historic library from time to time. Check the website for more details, regarding different branches and events.
The Howard M. Metzenbaum, formerly known as the Old Federal Building and Post Office, comprises of the district court and several civic department. The building consists of a conference room on the fifth floor that can accommodate approximately 25 people. This magnificent Classical Revival structure is featured on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Cleveland Mall is a public landscape nestled under towering civic skyscrapers. It consists of three wings, each of which built for a particular significance. The beauty of the gardens and fountain area makes this place worth a visit. Marvel at public art while you're there.
Designed by architects Charles Heard and Simeon Porter, the Old Stone Church was first established as The First Presbyterian Society in 1897. Disastrous fires forced the church to undergo a restoration after which it regained its beautiful Romanesque appeal. Today as you enter the church, a certain feeling of peace can be found. Also, the stained glass windows and the magnificent organ get the attention of those who appreciate architectural excellence. The church organizes many programs and lectures.