These Photos Show How Cleveland’s Iconic East Fourth Quietly Became One Of The City’s Loveliest Streets
Everyone knows and loves East 4th Street. This iconic entertainment district is one of Cleveland’s loveliest, and it’s the perfect place to spend a high-energy afternoon. Its light-lined expanse is stunning in every season and is instantly recognizable, but it was not always so lovely. In fact, it once fell into disrepair, a fact that threatened its very future as locals demanded it be razed. How did we go from dilapidated to dynamic? Take a look at the history of Cleveland’s East 4th Street in these photos:
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The history of Cleveland’s East 4th Street is one we seldom hear, but this incredible little stretch of real estate has changed significantly since its early days as a theater district. When was your last visit to this lovely street?
Nikki is a lifelong Ohioan with a love for literature. She holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Akron and has enjoyed publishing her written work since 2007. She has a love of travel and does so frequently, though she believes that home is where the heart is - she continues to work in and around Cleveland as a digital content specialist to this day, working on everything from commercial scripts and social media posts to grassroots marketing initiatives.
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