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List of Famous Cleveland Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Cleveland skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Cleveland architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Cleveland are included on this list. Information about these Cleveland buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Cleveland and older historic landmarks.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different buildings, including Progressive Field and Key Tower.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Cleveland?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Cleveland. Famous architectural houses within the city of Cleveland are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
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    200 Public Square

    200 Public Square is the third-tallest skyscraper in Cleveland, Ohio. The building, located on Public Square in Downtown Cleveland reaches 45 stories and 658 ft and holds 1.2 million square feet of office space. The building is Cleveland's regional headquarters for Huntington Bancshares. In November 1981, Standard Oil of Ohio announced plans to build a skyscraper on Public Square. Initially, it was supposed to surpass the Terminal Tower in height, but city officials insisted that the Tower remain the city's tallest building. The BP Building was designed by Hellmuth, Obata and Kassabaum in the postmodern style and angled to be parallel to both Euclid and Superior avenues. Construction began... more on Wikipedia
    • City/Town: Downtown Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1985
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    55 Public Square

    55 Public Square is a 22-story skyscraper located at number 55 Public Square, the town square of downtown Cleveland, Ohio. Designed by Carson Lundin & Shaw Architects, it is 300 feet tall, was completed in 1958, and was the first new skyscraper built in Cleveland since the Terminal Tower complex was completed in 1930. It was also the first tall International Style building in the city and the first to use a reinforced concrete frame. The consulate general of Slovenia is located in the building. Like other modernist office towers of its time, it is set back from the street by a small pedestrian plaza, which is interrupted only by a single-story restaurant at one end. The tower was initially... more on Wikipedia
    • City/Town: Ohio, USA
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    1717 East Ninth Building

    1717 East Ninth Building, also known as the East Ohio Building, is a skyscraper in Cleveland, Ohio. Completed in 1959, it was one of the first modernist high-rises in Cleveland, along with the Illuminating Building. It is currently the 23rd tallest building in Cleveland, at 275 feet.... more on Wikipedia
    • City/Town: Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States of America, Northwest Territory
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    Allen Memorial Medical Library

    Allen Memorial Medical Library is located along Euclid Avenue on the campus of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. The library was designed in a classical revival style by the Cleveland firm of Walker and Weeks and completed in 1926. In addition to housing a portion of the Cleveland Health Sciences Library, it is also home of the Dittrick Museum of Medical History. It was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on 1982-11-30, and is also a Cleveland Landmark.... more on Wikipedia
    • City/Town: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    • Style: Neoclassicism, Classical Revival