These 10 Retro Photos Show How Cleveland’s Most Iconic Landmarks Have Changed Since 1895

A lot has changed since Moses Cleaveland first set foot in what would become Cleveland. The Forest City still remains a vibrant and lovely landscape, even though it has grown into an urban hub of activity. All sorts of unique features and iconic landmarks dot the skyline, and, believe it or not, many of these destinations have been here a long time. They’ve changed remarkably little over the years. How many of these old school Cleveland landmarks do you recognize?

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These incredible Cleveland landmarks are overflowing with incredible history. How many of these familiar places did you recognize?

If you can’t get enough of local history, worry not! Our journey into the past continues in these 12 images of Cleveland from yesteryear.