Cleveland in Cuyahoga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Welcome to Monroe Street Cemetery
The gatehouse designed by Cleveland Architect Walter Blythe (1826–1884), also in a Gothic Revival architectural style, was constructed in 1876 and served to hold the cemetery records in a small office on the south end of the building while a much larger room on the north end was used for funerals and making burial arrangements.
The gatehouse was constructed by J. D. Copperfield for the sum of $4,768.25. It is constructed of sandstone and is topped by a steep roof clad in slate shingles.
The gatehouse and arch have been restored by the City of Cleveland which owns the structures and the cemetery. The restoration was completed in Spring, 2014. The building was completely deconstructed with
Erected by the Monroe Street Cemetery Foundation.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Cemeteries & Burial Sites.
Location. 41° 28.722′ N, 81° 42.397′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Monroe Avenue and West 32nd Street, on the left when traveling west. It is between the two doors of the gatehouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cleveland OH 44113, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ohio City / Monroe Street Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Saint Ignatius High School (approx. 0.3 miles away); John W. Heisman Birth Site (approx. 0.4 miles away); Market Square (approx. 0.4 miles away); LGBT Civil Rights Movement (approx. 0.8 miles away); St. John’s Episcopal Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Cleveland Skyline (approx. 0.8 miles away); Industrial River Valley (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 20, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 68 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 20, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.