Fairfax

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…

Detroit-Shoreway

The Detroit-Shoreway neighborhood, which includes Gordon Square and Edgewater Park, is located on Cleveland’s northwest side. The neighborhood is bordered by Ohio City to the east, Lake Erie to the north, and the Cudell neighborhood to the west. Gordon Square, the neighborhood’s anchor intersection at West 65th St. and Detroit Ave. was named for William J. Gordon. Gordon was a…

Kamm’s Corners/West Park

The Kamm’s Corners neighborhood, located on the westernmost side of Cleveland, is bordered by the city of Lakewood to the north, Jefferson neighborhood to the east, and Cleveland Hopkins International Airport to the south. Kamm’s Corner is named after Rockport Township postmaster Oswald Kamm. Kamm’s Corner is in West Park, a former Cleveland suburb that was annexed to the city…

Corlett

The Corlett neighborhood is located on Cleveland’s southeast side, bordered by Union-Miles to the West, Mt. Pleasant to the north, and Garfield Heights to the south. In 2014, Corlett was absorbed into the larger Union-Miles Statistical Planning Area (SPA). Once a part of Newburgh Township and Warrensville Township, Corlett was named after Harriet Corlett, a Manx immigrant and Cleveland Public…

Clark-Fulton

The Clark-Fulton neighborhood is located on Cleveland’s west side, bordered by the Tremont neighborhood to the east, Brooklyn Centre to the south, Stockyards to the west, and Ohio City to the north.    Need additional assistance? For more information, please contact our Center for Local and Global History Phone: 216-623-2864 Email: clgh@cpl.org Books North Brooklyn neighborhood development project: a plan to…

Central

The Central neighborhood, also known as Big Italy and Gladstone, is one of the largest neighborhoods in Cleveland. Central is located southeast of downtown Cleveland and is bordered by the Fairfax neighborhood to the east and the North Broadway neighborhood to the south. Central has a rich history of Cleveland ethnic communities, including African Americans, Italian Americans, and Jewish Americans.…