See Cleveland Now!
This single block in downtown Cleveland offers comedy, bowling, martinis, blues, fine dining and loft living just minutes from Public Square, Progressive Field and Quicken Loans Arena.
Designed by the architectural firm of RTKL, this office tower in the city's financial district provides one more distinctive profile to the urban skyline.
Dwarfed by its much younger neighbor, Key Tower, 55 Public Square was the original home of The Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company (CEI), now part of First Energy. With structural concrete floor plates, it was modeled after the Modernist Seagrams Tower.
Unfortunately now shuttered, this performance venue on the Euclid Corridor first welcomed the British Invasion to Cleveland in the 1960s. Many memorable liver performances were recorded here throughout the years.
Though now primarily a senior residential facility, this Spanish/Moorish confection once welcomed limousined, be-gowned and black-tied guests to its jazz-era theatricals and dance parties.
Flanking the entrance to the Cuyahoga County Courthouse at the terminus of Ontario Street near the Lake Erie shoreline sits this oversized likeness of one of the nation's founding politicians.
The curved façade of this office structure mirrors the activity of East Ninth Street below. It occupies an anchor corner of the Erieview Redevelopment area long ago carved out of the downtown financial and office district.
Marking one corner of the key intersection of East Ninth Street and Euclid Avenue is this Brutalist behemoth designed by Marcel Breuer. It's severe gridded exterior of precast concrete window boxes is lightened somewhat by the whimsical single portal drilled through its stone parapet.
The sun streams down through the block-long skylight of the oldest and finest of commercial arcades in America. Originally developed as a multi-tenant commercial and office structure, The Arcade now houses a Hyatt hotel in its upper stories.
Enter these portals from Prospect Avenue at the base of The Terminal Tower, and enter the multi-level skylight expanse of The Avenue, a collection of hotels, offices, restaurants, retail, food court and cinema, with access to Cleveland's light rail transit network below.
Just a few minutes south of Public Square lie the gates of Progressive Field (formery Jacobs Field), Home of the Cleveland Indians. Venture to the ballpark's upper decks on any sunny summer afternoon and enjoy the vistas across the Cuyahoga River and Flats area below.
One of the key elements of Cleveland's turn-of-the-19th-century City Beautiful plan was the placement and design of such structures as these. This massive Beaux Arts block of yellow stone and copper roofing occupies a defining edge of a major pedestrian mall.
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