The Glenville neighborhood is one of the oldest and most historic neighborhoods in the city of Cleveland. It is bordered by Lake Erie to the north, the city of East Cleveland to the east, and the St. Clair-Superior neighborhood to the west. Glenville was originally its own village, founded in 1870, and annexed to Cleveland in 1905.
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Johnson’s Business and Professional Directory : of Cleveland, Akron, Canton, Youngstwon, Elyria, Painesville, Lorain, Astabula, Massillon, Barberton, Alliance, Kent, Cuyahoga Falls, Norwalk, Medina, Ravenna, Oberlin, Warren, Niles, Collinwood, Glenville, Berea, Bedford, Chagrin Falls, etc. etc
For more information about neighborhood maps, please contact the Map Collection.
Neighborhood development program Cleveland, Ohio
Call number: G4084.C5:2H68 1968.C5x
Map showing the evolution of East Cleveland twp.
Call number: G4084.E27F35 1940 .H8X
Microfilm resources may include newspaper clippings, city reports, and other historical documents.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-Glenville
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.
School Periodicals & Yearbooks
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