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Cleveland Public Library

When was the last time you visited the Cleveland Public Library? Here are some fun facts about the library… Next year, in 2019, the Cleveland Public Library will celebrate its 150th anniversary. The Cleveland Public Library is the third largest public research library in the country. Number one is the Library of Congress in Washington, DC […]

Cleveland Churches Series – Trinity Cathedral

In the final of our Cleveland Churches series we look at Trinity Cathedral, the Episcopal Diocese of Ohio. Trinity Parish goes all the way back to 1816 in the town Brooklyn Ohio, outside of Cleveland. It moved into its current home in downtown Cleveland in 1907. The English Perpendicular Gothic structure is made of Indiana limestone. […]

Cleveland Churches Series – Abandoned Church Buildings

In the fourth of our five part series on churches in Cleveland, we look at two abandoned church buildings, the buildings still exist but the people no longer worship there – First Methodist Church in midtown and Zion United Church of Christ in Tremont. First Methodist Church was dedicated in 1905. It is a Gothic-inspired church […]

Cleveland Churches Series – St. Theodosius

Third in our churches of Cleveland series is St. Theodosius Orthodox Church in the Tremont neighborhood. The cathedral was constructed between 1911-1912 and built in the Neo-Byzantine style. St. Theodosius is considered one of the finest examples of Russian church architecture in the United States. The parish was organized by immigrant Russians living in Tremont. It […]

Cleveland Churches Series – Cathedral of St. John

Today we look at the second in our series on some of the churches in Cleveland with the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, located in downtown Cleveland. Cleveland’s first Catholic bishop, Bishop Amadeus Rappe, hired architect,  Patrick Charles Keeley to design the cathedral. Construction began in 1848. It was built in the Gothic revival style […]

Cleveland Churches Series – St. John’s Episcopal

Today we begin a five part series on some of the historic churches here in Cleveland. Back on May 21, we talked about the Old Stone Church in our series on Public Square. Today we will venture across the river to Ohio City and St. John’s Episcopal Church. St. John’s Episcopal is the oldest consecrated […]

FRONT Art Exhibit – Julian Stanczak Mural

Today we take a look at another FRONT art exhibit, this one outside. It is the Julian Stanczak mural on the side of Winton Manor, located at 1012 Prospect St. near the corner of E. 9th and Prospect, in downtown Cleveland. The several stories high mural is a recreation of the mural that graced the […]

FRONT Art Exhibit at Cleveland Public Library

The FRONT art exhibit has artwork displayed all across Cleveland, Oberlin and Akron in all kinds of spaces, including the Cleveland Public Library downtown. The American Library by British artist, Yinka Shonibare displays over 6,000 books with the names of first and second generation immigrants to America who have contributed to the arts, sciences, culture […]