: The Arcade opened in May 1890. Construction cost $875,000 and was financed by some of Cleveland’s businessmen like Steven V. Harkness, John D. Rockefeller, Louis Severence, Charles Bush, and Marcus Hanna. It Is one of Cleveland’s best-known landmarks. Designed by John M. Eisemann and George H. Smith as a big city mercantile center, the five-story galleries connect the ten story towers facing the city's two main thoroughfares. Of unique architectural design and of daring construction, its exterior is Romanesque Revival, a popular Victorian style from 1875-1900. The building was once known as Cleveland’s Crystal Palace.
The building went through a $60 million renovation project in 2001, through a financial partnership between Related Midwest, Hyatt Development Corporation, and Mayor Michael White. It is located on East Fourth Street between Euclid and Superior Avenues. The top three stories are the Hyatt Regency Cleveland and the lower two floors include retail and a food court. View on Ohio Memory.
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: Cleveland (Ohio)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Buildings; Architecture; Romanesque Revival Places
: Cleveland (Ohio); Cuyahoga County (Ohio)