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17th Annual Walk & Dine

Celebrate the Gateway District on July 16, 2014 from 5:30 to 11:00 PM by touring exciting new Downtown developments and residential options while enjoying delicious food from neighborhood restaurants.  

Tour sites will include:  the 5th Street Arcades, Heinen’s at the 9 (preview the construction site), Hyatt Regency Cleveland at the Arcade (newly renovated!), The Ivory on Euclid (historically the Truman Building), Osborn Apartments, Residences at 1717 and a dessert finale at Pickwick and Frolic Restaurant and Club.  Restaurant participants include:  1890 at the Arcade, The Corner Alley on E4th and Corner Alley Uptown, Flannery’s Pub, House of Blues, Restaurants at the 5thStreet Arcades, The Tudor Arms Events, a Doubletree by Hilton, The Winking Lizard and Zocalo Mexican Grill & Tequileria E4th.  There will be musical entertainment  along the way! 

Tickets are $60 per person in advance, $75 at the door.  Corporate sponsorships as well as member discounts are available.  Proceeds benefit the Historic Gateway Neighborhood Corporation.   

Thank you to the Cleveland Indians, Downtown Cleveland Alliance and Medical Mutual for their generous support as Corporate Sponsors.

Call 216-771-1994 for reservations.  For an official invitation, click here.

Hundreds of attendees enjoy Walk & Dine each year, and the event generally sells out quickly!


“Take a Hike tour teaches history of Cuyahoga River”

Take a Hike was featured on the cover of The Plain Dealer on Monday, June 16, 2014.  To check out the article written by Lynn Ischay, which covers several highlights of the Canal Basin Park tour, click here.

Now through September 16th,Take a Hike, presented by Dollar Bank, offers you a fun-filled way to learn more about Downtown Cleveland.  Do you know why Alfred Kelley should have a statue?  Have you heard of Rose’s Folly?  Do you know the location of the lighthouse steps with no lighthouse?  Join over 13,600 people who can answer “yes” because they “took a hike.”  Five tours of the Gateway District, Warehouse District, Canal Basin Park, PlayhouseSquare and the Civic Center are offered every week.

Take a Hike, an award-winning program of Historic Gateway Neighborhood Corporation, is supported in part by the residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture as well as generous funding from Ohio & Erie Canalway and Downtown Cleveland Alliance.

For a detailed tour schedule, click here.



Gateway District in the news

The Gateway District, Historic Gateway Neighborhood Corporation (HGNC) and the Take a Hike tours were in the news this weekend in The Plain Dealer.

Judy Stringer, wrote, “more than 1,600 residents call the neighborhood home, many choosing the Gateway District for its proximity to sport complexes, restaurants, downtown employment opportunities, theaters and nightlife.”  To read her article entitled “Historical charm, city living set the stage for hot Gateway District” click here.  

Jill Sell “took a hike” on Wednesday, May 21st, and wrote an article entitled “Historic Gateway District tour highlights Cleveland’s rich past and current residential opportunities.”  She starts her article with “there probably isn’t another neighborhood in Cleveland that says Cleveland, more than The Gateway District. The area is incredibly rich in the history of landmark businesses and architecturally interesting buildings…”  To read the article, click here. 

Make plans this summer to visit the Gateway District, and experience the neighborhood firsthand.






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