Suggested Units of Curriculum


Outer Lobby, Terminal Tower complex

List of Buildings & Sites in Cleveland and immediate areas representing noteworthy examples of Historic Restoration, Preservation, Adaptive Re-Use or Exceptional Maintenance.

HR – Historic Restoration

HP – Historic Preservation

AR – Adaptive Re-Use

EM – Exceptional Maintenance



1. Public Square Area

Renaissance Hotel – HR

Terminal Tower/Tower City/Oak Room – HR

MK Ferguson (old Post Office) – AR

Old Stone Church – HP

Landmark Office Towers – HP

Key Bank (old Society for Savings)

2. Historic Warehouse District

Perry Payne Bl. – AR

820 Superior Ave. NW – HP

Grand Arcade – AR

West Side of W. 6th St., Frankfort to St. Clair

(Burgess, Shannan, Johnson Block Bldgs.) – AR

Hoyt Block – HR

Otis Terminal – AR

National Terminal – AR

Courthouse Square Bl. – HP

Lakeside Place – HP/AR

Worthington Square (Joseph & Feiss, Worthington, Gilechrist Bls) – AR

Root – McBride/Bradley Bl. – AR, HR

3. Historic Gateway District

Colonial Arcade/Euclid Arcade and Colonial Hotel – AR

Buckeye Bl. – AR

Finance Bl and Point Bl. – AR

Rose Bl. (Medical Mutual) – HP

1001 Huron Road (community services bl) – AR

Dallas Block – HP

Euclid Square Bl. 1240 Huron – AR

Halle Building – AR

4. Euclid Ave./Superior Ave, from Public Sq. to Inner Belt

Windsor Block – AR

Krause Bl. – HP

The Old Arcade (Hyatt Hotel) – AR

623 Euclid Avenue (Holiday Inn) – AR

Playhouse Square Theatres:

Palace – HP

State – HP

Ohio – HP

Allen – HR

Hanna – HP

Union Club – EM

Huntington Bl. (lobbies & banking rooms) – HR & EM

Old Lindner Co. (United Way) – HR/AR

Bulkley Bl. (Lobbies) – HP

Hanna Bl. (Lobbies) – HP

Leader Bl. (Lobbies) – HP

Old Cleveland Trust Rotunda – HP

Halle Bl. – AR

Trinity Cathedral, Chapter House & Garden – HP and EM

CSU University Hall (Mather House) – AR

Public Library Main – HR

5. Other East Edge of Downtown


3rd District Police Station – HP

Greyhound Terminal – HR

6. Inner Belt Eastward

1st United Methodist Church – HP

Dunham Tavern Museum – HP

Banks Baldwin House – AR

Prospect Park Bl. – HP

4500 Euclid (Premier-Farnell) – HP

University Club – HP

Tavern Club (E. 36th & Prospect) – EM

Row Houses on Prospect – EM/HP

Sarah Benedict House – AR

Drury-King Mansion (Cleveland Clinic – HR

Michael Groh House (E. 31st at Superior) – AR

7. University Circle/CWRU/MLK Blvd.

Severance Hall – HR

Notre Dame Academy – AR

Glidden House – AR

White Mansion (Health Museum) – AR

Garfield Monument, Lakeview Cemetery – HP

Wade Chapel, Lakeview Cemetery – HP

Cleveland Institute of Art (Ford Factory) – AR

Murray Hill School – AR

8. Other East Side

Beehive School – AR

Doan School – AR

Hodge School – AR

9. Heights

Tremaine Gallagher (Smith) House – HR

Bolton Residence (TRW) – HR

Clarence Mack Houses (So. Park & So. Woodland) – EM

Alcazar Hotel – HP

Shaker Square – HP

10. Near West Side

Powerhouse – AR

Forest City Bank Bl. – AR

Heyse Bl. (Franklin Circle – HP

Merrill Bl. (W. 25th) – AR

Metzner Block – AR

West Side Market – EM

Carnegie Library - HP

Federal Knitting Mills Bldg. (Downtown Seaway) – West 29th & Detroit – AR

Gehring BL. (Market Square) – HP

11. South Side/Tremont/Pearl Rd.

Lincoln Park Baths – AR

Archwood Avenue projects – HP

Brooklyn Branch, CPL – HP

St. Stanislaus R.C. Church – HP

Lemko Hall - AR

West Side

Clarence Mack Houses (Lake Ave.) – EM

Jones Home – West 25th & 71 – HP

Nicholson House – HP

Olmsted Falls Town Center – AR


List compiled by Robert Gaede, FAIA, assisted by Robert D. Keiser, Donald J. Petit,
William E. Samstag and Steven McQuillin.

Federal Bank

Detail Federal Court House

The Old Arcade (now Hyatt)


Allen Theater


Severance Hall

The Nathan and Fanny Shafran Planetarium, The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Paul Westlake (b. 1952 )




The Schweinfurth House

The Shoreby Club House



Tudor House on Shaker Lakes



Shaker Sqaure


Skyline of Public Square


St. Theodosius Cathedral, Main Onion spire with three lower spires

Blossom Music Center, Peter Van Dijk (b. 1929 )