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    • No. 15: Karamu House

    • Karamu House; East 89th St.; Theaters; African Americans
    • "Karamu House, home of Cleveland's interracial theatrical group, famous for its Greek Arena and Proscenium theaters, is located at East 89th Street at Quincy Avenue. The Modern Dance groups, featured players and founders, Russell and Rowena...
    • Illustration of the Cleveland Play House complex

    • Illustrations; Theaters; Cleveland Play House
    • Located at East 86th Street between Euclid and Carnegie Avenues, the Cleveland Play House complex consisted of three theaters: the Drury and the Brooks, each built in the 1920s, and the Kenyon C. Bolton Theater, built in 1983. The complex was sold...
    • Playhouse Square in ca. 1955

    • Playhouse Square Center; Theaters; Allen Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); State Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Palace Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Playhouse Square Association; CC Fair Exhibit
    • Playhouse Square in the 1950s. The five theaters were beginning to lose theatregoers as downtown became less and less of a place to go as people moved towards the suburbs.
    • Cedar-Lee Theater

    • Cedar-Lee Theater; Theaters; CC Fair Exhibit
    • The Cedar-Lee Theater opened in 1926 and became a twin-screen theater in 1983. Today it features specialty films not shown in other area theaters.
    • Joseph Laronge, the man behind Playhouse Square

    • Laronge, Joseph; Playhouse Square Center; Euclid Avenue (Cleveland, Ohio); Real estate development; Portraits; Portrait photographs
    • Joseph Laronge was a local real estate developer who envisioned Euclid Avenue as shops and theaters. He became known as the "father of the district," after partnering with theater owner Marcus Loew. Soon after two of the first theaters in Playhouse...
    • Academy of Music, around 1888

    • Academy of Music (Cleveland, Ohio); Theaters; West 6th Street (Cleveland, Ohio); Playhouse Square Center
    • The Academy of Music, one of the most celebrated theaters in the country during the second half of the 19th Century. Partly destroyed by fire on 30 June 1889, it was rebuilt only to be completely destroyed by fire on 8 Sept. 1892.
    • Map of site for Women's Federal Savings and Loan Association

    • Women's Federal Savings and Loan Association of Cleveland; Construction; Maps; Blueprints; Westropp, Thomas; Superior Ave.; Mall; Theaters; Euclid Ave.
    • "WESTROPP SETS SPRING BREAK START...By Bob Siegel...Construction will start in early spring on a million-dollar addition to the Women's Federal Savings & Loan Assn.'s Euclid-Superior Ave. downtown offices. A five-story office building and a...
    • Playhouse Square in 1970

    • Playhouse Square Center; Allen Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); State Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Palace Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Hanna Building (Cleveland, Ohio); Keith Building (Cleveland, Ohio); Bulkley Building (Cleveland, Ohio)
    • Playhouse Square in the summer of 1970. The marquees of the theaters were then being used to promote films being shown at suburban theaters. The sign for the Beef House Restaurant is also visible.
    • Tom Jones

    • Theatrical productions; Tom Jones
    • February 6, 1978 Cauldron photos of Ralph Gunderman in the role of narrator in Cleveland State University's production of "Tom Jones." "The rubber-faced actor, well-known in area theaters as well as on television for his comic versatility, warms up...
    • Audio of interview collected at "Memories of Cleveland" exhibit

    • Hippodrome; Hanna Theatre; Cuyahoga County Fair audio clips; Cuyahoga County Fair; Audiovisual materials; Exhibits
    • CSU staff member Lynn Bycko talks with interviewee about various things, including his memories of the Hippodrome and Hanna Theaters.
      Audio memory collected at the "Cleveland Memories" exhibit at the Cuyahoga County Fair in Berea, Ohio, August...
    • Playhouse Square on February 23rd, 1997

    • Playhouse Square Center; Marquees; Euclid Avenue (Cleveland, Ohio); Ohio Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Palace Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); State Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio)
    • From February 23rd, 1997. The marquees of the Ohio, State, and Palace theaters as well as the Playhouse Square Center marquee. During the period, the Allen Theatre was closed and the Playhouse Square Foundation did not own the Hanna Theatre.
    • Playhouse Square at night in 1930

    • State Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Ohio Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Allen Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Playhouse Square Center; Euclid Avenue (Cleveland, Ohio); Hotel Savoy
    • Playhouse Square at night in 1930, nearing the end of its first decade. The Hotel Savoy is visible across the street for the theaters.
    • Life Magazine cover from February 27, 1970

    • Life Magazine; Daugherty, James Henry, 1889-1974 ; Mural Art In Cleveland; Playhouse Square Center; State Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio); Murals
    • The cover of the February 27, 1970 Life Magazine. James Daughtery mural, The Spirit of Cinema-America, was used for the magazine's cover. The use of the mural, which is in the State Theatre's lobby, in a national publication spurred interest in...

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