2401 Ontario Street Cleveland, OH 44115 +1 216 420 4200
The fantastic facility created explicitly for baseball, Progressive Field (formerly known as Jacobs Field) offers a wonderful and friendly environment to baseball fans. It has become one of the well known landmarks and an urban ballpark. With 122 suites and a seating capacity of 43,545 at a given time, it is home to all the local baseball heroes. Progressive Field is a very unique venue for holding events such as a meeting or a large-scale celebration of any sort. Gourmet catering is also offered and the meeting rooms are very well-equipped, as are the banquet facilities.
Since first opening on November 1st, 1991, the Bert L. and Iris S. Wolstein Convocation Center has been the home for Cleveland State University Basketball. The arena has a seating capacity of over 13,000 and houses state of the art scoreboards and electronic equipment one would find in a professional league stadium. In addition to basketball, it also hosts a wide array of events from soccer matches to the always-exciting Alan Jackson concert.
The Terminal Tower was once the tallest building in Cleveland. Today it is dwarfed by newer buildings, but it's still the most recognizable image on the downtown Cleveland skyline. Sitting on the south end of downtown in the center of Public Square, it is still a popular meeting spot that houses one of the area's biggest department stores, a mall, food court, multiple movie theaters, and, of course, the train station. The 52-story building was constructed in 1930, at the time when skyscrapers were in their infancy. The 42nd floor observation deck offers clear views of most of the Cleveland area and, legend has it, Canada on a clear day.
1100 Rock and Roll Boulevard Cleveland, OH 44114 +1 216 781 7625
When Cleveland disc jockey Alan Freed coined the phrase "
"rock and roll, he was laying the foundation for a cultural phenomenon and, incidentally, this museum. In 1986, three years after the creation of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation, Cleveland became the home of the dramatic glass and steel pyramid called the Rock Hall, designed by the architect I. M. Pei. With an impressive multimedia permanent collection and continually changing temporary exhibitions, visitors can enjoy listening to songs, watching films, and looking at rock memorabilia ranging from a Cub Scout shirt worn by Jim Morrison to Madonna's bustier.
3900 Wildlife Way Cleveland, OH 44109 +1 216 661 6500
If you have the desire to explore the beautiful world of flora and fauna, the best way to do it would be to head to Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. This place is absolutely beautiful and not only at first glance. The zoo consists of more than 3000 animals and 600 species. It has also been added in the Association of Zoos & Aquariums. Many events take place here which are educational and entertaining at the same time. You can also organize a private event here. The admission fees differ seasonally. Kindly check the website or call ahead for further details regarding rates, credit card usage and future events.
11000 Euclid Avenue Allen Memorial Medical Library, Dittrick Medical History Center, Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH 44106 +1 216 368 3648
Trace the history of medicine at the Dittrick Museum of Medical History. Housed inside the Dittrick Medical History Center, the museum is a storehouse of rare medical books, records and objects that are fascinating to say the least. Browse through the collection of surgical equipment, medical instruments and exhibits. There are replicas of a doctor's cabin dating back to 1875 and 1930 that reinvents the old-world charm complete with a human skeleton and a fireplace. A gallery exhibits the history of contraception in the country as well.
11000 Euclid Avenue 3rd Floor, Allen Memorial Medical Library Cleveland, OH 44106 +1 216 368 6391/+1 216 368 3648
Ever wondered how medicine was practiced in the past, before the advent of modern technology? Dittrick Medical History Center, located within Cleveland's Case Western Reserve University, takes visitors through the origins and advancement in this branch of science. The history center is home to archives, rare books and a museum, making it an ideal place for science enthusiasts, be it researchers or the layman. The collection includes doctor's offices from various eras, instruments, microscopes and more. The Contraception Gallery featuring Percy Skuy Collection, is a popular feature of this center.
11150 East Boulevard Cleveland Museum of Art Cleveland, OH 44106 +1 216 421 7350
The Cleveland Museum of Art is famed for its collection of Egyptian and Asian art, and with good reason. However, there is also an architectural marvel to be found on the premises, in the form of the Ames Family Atrium. Occupying 39,000 square feet (3623.219 square meters) of space spread over five floors, this glass and steel building has become one of the highlights of a visit to the museum. This massive space forms a link between the original museum building (opened in 1916) and the 1971 additions made by Marcel Breuer, and is the site for events of many kinds.
750 East 88th Street Cleveland, OH 44108 +1 216 321 7807
Located in Rockefeller Park, Cleveland Cultural Gardens is a collection of 31 distinct gardens each of which represent the ethnic groups that have been a part of the United States. The British Garden, Latvian Garden, American Colonial Garden, Indian Garden are few of these that form a part of this collection. Sit back and relax at the park or walk on the narrow pathways and observe the statues of significant personalities that are scattered all over.
Included in the National Register of Historic Places, the Dunham Tavern Museum takes you back into the bygone era. Built by Rufus and Jane Pratt Dunham, it is touted to be one of the foremost buildings on the Euclid Avenue. This ancient house and its surrounding gardens provide detailed information about the early residents of Ohio and their culture. Apart from the regular tours, it also offers special educational tours for students and young kids. It also hosts Antiques Show and similar events throughout the year.
The theater lovers and art enthusiasts lovingly named the stretch
between East 14th Street and East 17th Street as the Playhouse Square, for this is where the great Cleveland playhouses were located. The paradise for the art and theater ...
Hampton Inn Cleveland Downtown suits best for accommodating both families
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Since first opening on November 1st, 1991, the Bert L.
and Iris S. Wolstein Convocation Center has been the home for Cleveland State University Basketball. The arena has a seating capacity of over 13,000 and houses state of the ...