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Fed’s Henry Hering Statues

Henry Hering (1874 – 1949) has public art throughout Cleveland, including the Guardians of Traffic on the Hope Memorial Bridge, work at Severance Hall and the Cleveland Federal Reserve. Today we look at the two statues the grace the main entrance to the Federal Reserve – Security and Integrity. Security wears a crown of oak […]

Daniel French Statues

Outside the Old U.S. Post Office, Customs House and Federal Courthouse building on Superior Ave at Public Square sit two statues by Daniel French. Daniel French (1850 – 1931) created over 250 sculptures and adornments for federal, municipal and private commissions in his lifetime. Probably his most famous work is the statue of Abraham Lincoln […]

Chess Collection at CPL

Did you know that the Cleveland Public Library (CPL) is home to the largest chess publication library in the world? The Claude F. Bloodgood chess collection includes any type of chess-related document, manuscript, photograph, object, or archive related to chess. The collection, on the third floor of the Main Building in the Special Collections department […]

Festival of Trees

Each year at the Allen theater Cleveland Playhouse hosts the Festival of Trees. The lobby of the theater is decorated with a over 25 Christmas trees sponsored by various organizations and individuals, each uniquely decorated. There are even visits with Santa, music and a lot of photo ops. Check out Cleveland Playhouse’s website for a […]