About Our City
Cleveland, Ohio, is a major city located in the northeastern part of the United States, situated on the southern shore of Lake Erie. It is the second-largest city in Ohio after Columbus and serves as the county seat of Cuyahoga County. Known for its industrial heritage, diverse cultural scene, and sports traditions, Cleveland is often referred to as "The Forest City" or "The Rock and Roll Capital of the World."
Cleveland has historically been an industrial and economic hub, particularly in manufacturing, steel production, and shipping. Over time, its economy has diversified into healthcare, finance, education, and technology sectors, among others.
The city is home to a vibrant cultural and arts scene. It houses several museums, including the Cleveland Museum of Art, Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland (MOCA), and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Cleveland also hosts the Cleveland Orchestra, one of the "Big Five" major American orchestras.
CULTURE AND ARTS
Cleveland is a center for higher education, with institutions like Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland State University, and the Cleveland Institute of Art. These institutions contribute to a well-educated population and a focus on research and innovation.
Cleveland is known for its diverse culinary scene, ranging from traditional Eastern European fare to modern farm-to-table restaurants. It's particularly famous for its local dishes, including pierogi, corned beef sandwiches, and Cleveland-style barbecue.
In recent years, Cleveland has experienced a revitalization, with efforts to redevelop neighborhoods, enhance the waterfront, and promote economic growth through initiatives like the Cleveland Plan for Transforming Schools.