The “north coast” of Ohio is famous for its manufacturing history, and its proximity to Lake Erie has been integral to the city’s growth and success.
Cleveland serves as a transportation hub for the Great Lakes Region and has revitalized its downtown area in recent decades.
Public Square is the focal point of downtown Cleveland and boasts the tallest building in Ohio, Key Tower, which combines Art Deco architecture with post-modern elements. Downtown Cleveland is home to the Playhouse Square Center, the second largest performing arts center in the nation.
With five professional sports teams, Clevelanders always have a game to watch. The Cleveland Browns games attract huge crowds to their stadium which overlooks Lake Erie. Just a couple blocks away, The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is the world famous museum that celebrates music, and has welcomed more than eight million guests since opening in 1995.
Cleveland’s diverse population plays an essential role in local cuisine. Neighborhoods like Little Italy, Slavic Village, and Tremont offer a vast array of flavorful fare.
At University Circle, visitors can observe the cultural and educational institutions of the Cleveland Botanical Garden, the Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, and Case Western Reserve University.
People come from all across the country to visit the Cleveland Clinic, one of the nation’s leading hospitals. With a staff of over 37,000, it is the city’s largest private employer. Cleveland continues to thrive as a mecca for music, manufacturing, health care, education, and transportation.
For more information, visit city.cleveland.oh.us.