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Raymond L. Pianka (1951-2017) was the first Executive Director of the Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization (DSCDO), Cleveland Ward 17 Councilman from 1986 to 1995, and then, from 1996…

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Cleveland transformed into a major industrial city, attracting a wide range of manufacturers. Although the Flats may be the first place many think of when…

To commemorate the centennial anniversary of Cleveland Metroparks in 2017, the Center for Public History + Digital Humanities and Cleveland Metroparks worked in collaboration to create a series of new…

The Gordon Square Arts District comprises an area of the west side of Cleveland which was once most famously known as the home grounds of the McCart Street gang, one of Cleveland's most infamous…

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Cleveland Historical is an award-winning website and mobile app developed by the Center for Public History + Digital Humanities at Cleveland State University. This project represents the ongoing research of hundreds of graduate and undergraduate students, faculty, staff, and volunteers. Download the app – available for both iOS and Android – to explore the people, places, and moments that have shaped the city’s history.