The Fairfax neighborhood, also known as Cedar-Central, is located on Cleveland’s east side, bordered by the Hough neighborhood to the north, University Circle neighborhood to the east, and Central neighborhood to the west. The neighborhood was named after Florence Bundy Fairfax, a Cleveland recreation superintendent. Fairfax also includes a section of Doan’s Corners, located at East 105th St. And Euclid Ave. 

Need additional assistance? For more information, please contact our Center for Local and Global History

Phone: 216-623-2864 Email: clgh@cpl.org


Fairfax commercial study Cleveland, Ohio 

Fairfax strategic investment plan 

A strategic investment plan for Fairfax 

A response to urban retail decay: a study of five Cleveland communities: West Central, Euclid-Central East, Fairfax, Glenville, Mount Pleasant 

Fairfax strategic investment plan 2014-2019 


For more information about neighborhood maps, please contact the Map Collection. 

Maps of the City of Cleveland and suburbs: District no.11 

Call number: G1399.C5 M36 1910X 

Neighborhood development program Cleveland, Ohio 

Call number: G4084.C5:2H68 1968.C5x 


Microfilm resources may include newspaper clippings, city reports, and other historical documents. Depending on the scope of the work, these items may be available in several departments, including History, the Microform Center, or Public Administration Library.

Center for Local and Global History: 

Newspaper Clipping File-Neighborhoods-Fairfax 

Fairfax neighborhood rehabilitation and conservation program 

Development plan for the Fairfax community, City of Cleveland, Ohio 


For more information about the neighborhood photos, please contact the Photograph Collection.

The Photograph Collection has 1.3 million items, including a large collection of historical images for Cleveland and northeast Ohio. A small portion of them are available in our digital collection.

For specific photo requests, please think about important streets, intersections, institutions like schools, businesses, churches, and other important landmarks. This will help aid in our research.