Get to Know the Neighborhoods of Cleveland
Cleveland is a fun and diverse city that offers endless opportunities on a visit. Explore the charming and unique neighborhoods of this Ohio city.
Cleveland’s Little Italy
Cleveland, Ohio By the mid-1800s, a small group of Italian immigrants had arrived in Cleveland and were working in various occupations, as bookkeeper, boot maker, gardener, carpenter, steel worker …
In most cities, they clear a lane of parking for outdoor dining. In Scranton they take over the sidewalks, forcing pedestrians into busy streets. It's almost like the city is being run by a bunch of clueless jackasses.
Visions of Cedar Point 1966 Part 2
Here are some photos from my vintage brochure of how Cedar Point looked back in 1966. It sure was a different park back then! According the excellent Images of America Cedar Point book, the Pirate Ride was originally at a park called Freedomland in New York; when that park closed at the end of the 1964 season, the ride was moved to Cedar Point in time for the 1966 season. The Earthquake Ride also came from Freedomland. At the time of these photos, the Space Spiral was only a year old, having…
Mather Mansion - A Remnant of Millionaires' Row | Cleveland Historical
In the days of horse-drawn carriages and booming industry, one street in Cleveland showcased the elite among the city's citizens. Millionaires' Row, a length of Euclid Avenue, was where prominent figures such as John D. Rockefeller, Marcus Hanna, and Charles F. Brush built their mansions. The largest among them was built for Samuel Mather, chairman of Pickands, Mather & Company, one of the four largest shippers of iron ore in the country. He held the position of officer or director...
The Clark Avenue Bridge, Cleveland, over the Cuyahoga River. Built in 1912, it was Cleveland's longest bridge at 6,687 feet. The old Clark Avenue Bridge was torn down in the mid-1980s, due to deterioration caused by chemicals in the smoke from the steel mills below the bridge. Like the Detroit-Superior Bridge, it had its own street car tracks. It was replaced by I-490 Bridge.