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History of Cleveland & NEO: Planning & Preservation

Resources about the history of greater Cleveland and northeast Ohio.

Ohio Theater Restoration, before & after, 1981-82 (Bruce Kiefer)

Local Planning and Preservation Resources *

Cleveland Landmarks Commission page in the Cleveland City Planning Department site.  Includes:

Works in Scholar: -- Books, e-books, video and other cataloged items at CSU

Old maps of Cleveland: (See Cleveland Cartography for more)

Photographs in Cleveland Memory (See "Using Photos" tab for other collections)

Architecture & Design resources in the Cleveland Digital Library

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture Inventory -- Ohio's Save Outdoor Sculpture (SOS!) preservation partner

UNESCO's World Heritage List -- Natural and Man-made sites of global importance (none local)

Local Organizations:

* Don't forget to check "Key Resources" and "Using ..." tabs for other useful resources about local buildings and neighborhoods

Local History Librarian

Bill Barrow's picture
Bill Barrow
Contact:
email: w.barrow@csuohio.edu
phone: (216) 687-6998 (office)

I am happy to help with questions about local history matters, and would very much appreciate your comments and suggestions. I look forward to hearing from you and helping you with your research.
-Bill Barrow, Head of Special Collections

Special Collections is on the third floor of the Michael Schwartz Library, in Rhodes Tower, and open 1:00-5:00 weekdays.

ClevelandMemory.org
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