Cleveland in Cuyahoga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected 2014 by the Brookside Stadium Preservation Society, SCFBC Community Development Office, the City of Cleveland, and The Ohio History Connection. (Marker Number 111-18.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational Areas • Sports. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list.
Location. 41° 27.081′ N, 81° 43.056′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker can be reached from John Nagy Boulevard east of Ridge Road. It is under the Fulton Parkway bridge. Car access to the Brookside Stadium parking lot where this marker is located is usually blocked off, but the parallel bike path is always open. Park at the far end of John Nagy Boulevard and walk east, under the Fulton Road bridge towards Cleveland Zoo gate “N.” Turn left just before the gate and go under the pair of railroad overpasses. The road and bike path curve left under the bridge again and the marker is visible at the far end of the parking circle. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cleveland OH 44109, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Welcome to Monroe Street Cemetery (approx. 2 miles away); Ohio City / Monroe Street Cemetery (approx. 2 miles away); Saint Ignatius High School (approx. 2.2 miles away); John W. Heisman Birth Site (approx. 2.4 miles away); The Templin-Bradley Company (approx. 2.4 miles away); Market Square (approx. 2.4 miles away); The Cleveland Skyline (approx. 2.6 miles away); Industrial River Valley (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland.
More about this marker. Marker is NOT at or near 4460 Denison Avenue. It down below in the park under the Fulton Road bridge. You can reach it by driving through the Cleveland Zoo parking areas to the western end of Brookside Park Drive, or by driving through Brookside Reservation park on John Nagy Boulevard to its eastern end.
Regarding Brookside Stadium. Spectators from all over the city took streetcars ball games played in this stadium. One of the Cleveland Electric Railway Company’s streetcar lines came down what is now Fulton Road (the bridge had not been built) and terminated at Denison Avenue. Another line ran the length of Denison and Harvard Avenues, connecting from other streetcar lines and interurban lines from all over the area.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 19, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 174 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 19, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.