The Arcade in downtown Cleveland, Ohio was built in 1890 and is a unique architectural treasure of 19th century urban America. Designed by John Eisenmann, the Arcade is one of the only remaining arcades of its kind in the United States. Modeled after the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II located in Milan, this magnificent Arcade is comprised of two nine-story towers with a 100-foot-high skylight made of 1,800 panes of glass spanning over 300 feet. The construction was financed by John D. Rockefeller, Marcus Hanna and several other wealthy Clevelanders of the day. The cost of the project was approximately $875,000. ...more on Wikipedia about "Cleveland Arcade"
The Cleveland Public Library was founded in 1869 and is located in Cleveland, Ohio. Its mission is "to be the best urban library system in the country by providing access to the worldwide information that people and organizations need in a timely, convenient, and equitable manner." To that end, the Cleveland Public Library maintains its Main Building on Superior Avenue in downtown Cleveland and 28 branches throughout the city. ...more on Wikipedia about "Cleveland Public Library"
The Gateway Sports and Entertainment Complex, located in Cleveland, Ohio, consists of Jacobs Field and Quicken Loans Arena (Formerly Gund Arena). Both venues were completed in 1994, and were financed via a sin tax. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gateway Sports and Entertainment Complex"
Public Auditorium (sometimes called Public Hall) is located in the central business district of downtown Cleveland, Ohio. Since it was opened in 1922, it has served as a concert hall, sports arena and convention center. Although it was planned and funded prior to World War I, construction did not begin until 1920. Designed city architect J. Harold McDowell and Frank Walker of Walker and Weeks in a neoclassical style matching the other Group Plan buildings, it was the largest of its kind when opened, seating 11,500. The building has seen several additions, including the 2,800-seat Music Hall in 1929, and an underground convention center in 1932 which was expanded in 1964. Public Auditorium has hosted many notable events, including the 1924 and 1936 Republican National Conventions, and the 1993 Cleveland Orchestra 75th anniversary concert. Greater Cleveland leaders are currently examining replacements for the aging convention center. ...more on Wikipedia about "Public Auditorium"
*John B. Cornsm, Railway Post Office, Trains November 1993 ...more on Wikipedia about "Railroad terminals of Cleveland, Ohio"
Severance Hall is a major concert hall located in the University Circle district of Cleveland, Ohio and home to the Cleveland Orchestra. ...more on Wikipedia about "Severance Hall"
The Galleria at Erieview is a two floor shopping mall that opened in 1987 in Cleveland, Ohio, on the east side of the city's downtown. It is adjacent to the Erieview Tower, a 40-story office building. The Galleria is also a few blocks away from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. ...more on Wikipedia about "The Galleria at Erieview"
Tower City Center (formerly known as Cleveland Union Terminal) is a large mixed-use facility located on Public Square in downtown Cleveland, Ohio. The facility is comprised of a number of interconnected office buildings including the landmark Terminal Tower, a shopping mall, two hotels, and the main hub of Cleveland's three rapid transit lines. ...more on Wikipedia about "Tower City Center"
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