Glenville on Fire, 1968


This file appears in: The Glenville Plan
Glenville on Fire, 1968

If opposition by citizens and politicians and an inability to obtain federal support were not enough, the Glenville Shootout in July 1968 destroyed whatever lingering support might have launched the Glenville Plan, leaving the neighborhood to suffer decades of abandonment as thousands of residents sought more stable neighborhoods in the eastern suburbs.

Image courtesy of Cleveland State University. Special Collections. Cleveland Memory Project


This file appears in: The Glenville Plan