Cleveland in Cuyahoga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
An Historic Landmark in Architecture
Designed by John M. Eisemann and George H. Smith as a big city mercantile center. The five-story galleries connect the ten story towers facing the city's two main thoroughfares. Of unique architectural design and of daring construction, its exterior is Romanesque Revival, a popular Victorian style from 1875-1900.
Erected 1965 by the Architects of Ohio and the Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 1-18.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks, and the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series lists.
Location. 41° 30.049′ N, 81° 41.455′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker can be reached from Superior Avenue (U.S. 6), on the right. The marker is just inside the entrance to the Arcade. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cleveland OH 44114, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ohio State Bar Association (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Commerce Howard M. Metzenbaum (about 400 feet away); The Calfee Building (about 500 feet away); Jurisprudence (about 500 feet away); Abraham Lincoln (about 600 feet away); Cuyahoga County Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Old Stone Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland.
More about this marker. For many years, the marker was sited outside the Arcade. Hyatt moved the marker inside at the same time that they added the architecturally incompatible awning to the front of the building.
This marker is numbered 1-18 on its face. However, it is listed as marker 2-18 by the Ohio History Connection, formerly The Ohio Historical Society.
Regarding The Arcade. The Arcade is a National Historic Landmark.
Also see . . . The Cleveland Arcade. Official website homepage (Submitted on April 11, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 24, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 861 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 11, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.