Cleveland Mall, Cleveland

Cleveland Mall, Cleveland (must see)

The Cleveland Mall is a long public park in downtown Cleveland. It was conceived as part of the 1903 Group Plan by Daniel Burnham, John Carrère, and Arnold Brunner as a vast public space flanked by the city's major civic and governmental buildings, all built in the neoclassical style. In the spirit of the City Beautiful movement, formerly seedy areas were transformed into a "magnificent civic center", which was supposed to be crowned by the Union Terminal at the north end of the mall, on the shores of Lake Erie. The Mall was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975, and the Cleveland Restoration Society is pursuing a National Historic Landmark designation.

The Mall is divided into three sections, known as Malls A, B, and C. Mall A, the southernmost, is officially named Veterans' Memorial Plaza, and Mall C was dedicated as Strawbridge Plaza in 2003. The Memorial Plaza, which borders St. Clair Avenue, is the site of the Fountain of Eternal Life, also known as the War Memorial Fountain. The Cleveland Convention Center is underneath Malls B and C, and plans to extend the center north are under consideration as part of the Cleveland City Planning Commission's efforts to renovate or replace the existing facility. In January 2009, part of the mall was proposed to be the site of a medical mart.

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Sight Name: Cleveland Mall
Sight Location: Cleveland, USA
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
Guide(s) containing this sight: Downtown Landmarks Tour   Downtown Orientation Walk  

Walking Tours in Cleveland, Ohio

Create Your Own Walk in Cleveland

Create Your Own Walk in Cleveland

Creating your own self-guided walk in Cleveland is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Downtown Landmarks Tour

Downtown Landmarks Tour

Downtown Cleveland is renowned for its landmarks. Cleveland Mall is inseparable from the city's image and provides insight into the American culture. Take the following walk to discover Cleveland’s most notable landmarks.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 Km or 2.1 Miles
World-Class Museums in Cleveland

World-Class Museums in Cleveland

Cleveland has some of the best museums in the world. The Children's Museum, Museum of Art, Dunham Tavern Museum and the Museum of Natural History are just a few of these extraordinary places. Discover Cleveland’s great museums in the following tour.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.8 Km or 4.2 Miles
Downtown Orientation Walk

Downtown Orientation Walk

Downtown Cleveland holds a number of impressive landmarks of cultural, historic and national importance. Among them one of the U.S first shopping malls; some of the country's highest skyscrapers, such as the Key Tower; the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame; the Great Lakes Science Center, and many others. To see them all in one go, follow this orientation walk and make the most of your time in...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 Km or 2.4 Miles