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Cleveland OVERVIEW
Whoever called Cleveland the “Mistake on a Lake” must have just liked rhyming words. “Majestic on the Lake” is a better fit. Thanks to industrialists with big money who built big to prove it, Cleveland’s downtown has architectural stunners, like the 53-story Beaux Arts Terminal Tower and The Arcade, an 1890s beauty with an expansive glass and metal atrium. So what if the Cuyahoga River caught fire in 1969? That was eons ago, and Cleveland has spruced up since then. This is the city of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the renowned Cleveland Clinic and distinct neighborhoods that have retained their ethnic roots while making room for newcomers. The once-polluted Cuyahoga River and its movable bridges (designed to allow river traffic to pass) is now a point of pride. Here’s where you can see top art, listen to a renowned orchestra, browse through an eclectic mix of shops, and dine on food that’s gained national kudos. You can head to a ball game and commiserate with Clevelanders, whose beloved ...See More sports teams seem to choke each season, while their idols dump them. As for Lake Erie, known for churning up icebergs when the wind blows in winter, a summer sunset on the lake is one of life’s finest pleasures. See Less
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