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Cleveland in Cuyahoga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Arcade

An Historic Landmark in Architecture

 

Built 1890

 
The Arcade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 11, 2009
1. The Arcade Marker
Inscription.  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.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks, and the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
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); Cuyahoga County Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Old Stone Church
Interior of the Cleveland Arcade image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 11, 2009
2. Interior of the Cleveland Arcade
(approx. 0.2 miles away); The Ohio AFL-CIO (approx. mile away); The Burnham Mall (approx. 0.3 miles away); Terry v. Ohio (approx. 0.4 miles away); Navy Bicentennial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Com. Oliver Hazard Perry (approx. 0.4 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 . . .  Official website. (Submitted on April 11, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Exterior of the Arcade image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 11, 2009
3. Exterior of the Arcade
 

More. Search the internet for The Arcade.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 11, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 771 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 11, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.
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