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Gateway District Signature Furniture Project

Enjoy a sneak peek of the Gateway District’s signature furniture project in front of Heinen’s on Euclid Avenue!  These colorful new bike racks are just a taste of what is to come.  A photo of the new bike racks can be see on the Gateway District Facebook page here.

Stay tuned for further updates by the end of October!

 

 

Take a Hike – Extended Tour Season

The extended Take a Hike tour season, presented by Dollar Bank, will kick off Saturday, October 3rd.  Here’s your chance to enjoy the Fall weather in Cleveland by enjoying a tour of Historic Euclid Avenue.

Every Saturday from October 3rd through December 12th, a tour of Historic Euclid Avenue will be offered.  Meet at 10 AM in the Arcade (401 Euclid Avenue) to enjoy a tour that combines portions of the summer Gateway District and Playhouse Square tours.  The tour will last approximately 1.5 hours in length and feature historic figures from the past, such as Frances Payne Bolton, Alan Freed, Milton Krantz, Garrett Morgan and Mayor Tom Johnson.  Enjoy learning about the Arcade, the 5th Street Arcades, the 9, the Statler Arms, the Playhouse Square neighborhood and, of course, the GE Chandelier.  Make plans to stay Downtown for lunch after your tour at Flannery’s Pub, Hofbrauhaus Cleveland or Heinen’s!

The Extended Take a Hike season is made possible with support from The Arcade, Metropolitan at the 9, Playhouse Square, Playhouse Square District Development Corporation and Historic Gateway Neighborhood Corporation.

Groups of ten or more are asked to call 216-771-1994 in advance.  These free tours do go rain or shine.  Donations are encouraged to help fund future tours.

 

 

Take a Hike news

You still have time to “Take a Hike” during the regular Take a Hike summer season, presented by Dollar Bank, through Wednesday, September 16th.  That means you can take the Warehouse District tour on Saturday morning, the Canal Basin Park tour on Sunday morning, the Playhouse Square neighborhood tour on Tuesday night or the Gateway District tour on Wednesday night.  For more details on these tours, click here

The program is supported in part by the residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.  The tours also receive generous support from Ohio & Erie Canalway and Downtown Cleveland Alliance.   Program partners include  Historic Warehouse District Development Corporation,PlayhouseSquareBob Zimmer of Keller Williams, Canalway Partners and  Cleveland Magazine.

If you miss the regular season, check out two special Take a Hike tours of Historic Euclid Avenue during the Sparx City Hop on Saturday, September 19th.  For details on these tours, click here.

And, tell your friends about the Extended Take a Hike season kicking off Saturday, October 3rd!  Every Saturday from October 3rd through December 12th, a tour of Historic Euclid Avenue will be offered.  Meet at 10 AM in the Arcade (401 Euclid Avenue) to enjoy a tour that combines portions of the Gateway District and Playhouse Square tours.  The tour will last approximately 1.5 hours in length and feature historic figures from the past, such as Frances Payne Bolton, Alan Freed, Milton Krantz, Garrett Morgan and Mayor Tom Johnson.  

The Extended Take a Hike season is made possible with support from The Arcade, Metropolitan at the 9, Playhouse Square, Playhouse Square District Development Corporation and Historic Gateway Neighborhood Corporation.

 

 

 

Sparx City Hop

Sparx City Hop is scheduled for Saturday, September 19th from 11 AM to 6 PM in Downtown Cleveland.  Hop on free trolleys to explore, experience and celebrate Cleveland’s neighborhoods, including the  Gateway District, which will be a trolley stop on the Green Line!

The 5th Street Arcades in the Gateway District will offer hoppers a sidewalk pop-up party, complete with Sparx deals and live art demonstrations featuring 5th Street Arcade tenants.  Enjoy local art, handmade jewelry, artisan pastries and more. To learn more about what the 5th Street Arcades has to offer, click here.  The Corner Alley, just a short walk up Euclid Avenue, will be celebrating its grand reopening with tabletop games as well as food and drink specials on its new patio.

You can also enjoy a special Take a Hike tour being offered as part of Sparx.  A tour of Historic Euclid Avenue featuring actors portraying Alan Freed and Garrett Morgan will be offered twice on Saturday, September 19th.  The 1 PM tour will begin at the Main Trolley Hub at Playhouse Square, and the 3 PM tour will begin at the 5th Street Arcades Trolley Stop.   

An annual program now in its 13th year, SPARX is a celebration of everything that is in Cleveland’s most central and metropolitan neighborhoods. The one-day event has grown larger each year and now draws approximately 20,000 attendees.  SPARX  is presented by the Downtown Cleveland Alliance and is made possible through the collaboration of its neighborhood partners including:  Historic Gateway Neighborhood Corporation, Playhouse Square District Development Corp., The Campus District, Superior Arts District, Asia Town, Tremont West Development and Ohio City Inc.  The program is supported in part by the residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.

To learn more about Sparx activities and trolley routes, click here.   To view the 2015 Sparx City Hop event guide, click here.

Hope to see you in the Gateway District on September 19th, and check back soon for information about the Extended Take a Hike season!

 

 

 

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