University Circle''' is a district in [[Cleveland]].
'''University Circle''' [http://www.universitycircle.org/] is located about four miles east of downtown and can be reached via Euclid Avenue. The "circle" itself is a large open area that is often filled with frisbee-tossing college students, but its main attractions are the numerous museums, research institutes and schools which surround it. This rich cultural menagerie is surpassed by few places in North America (e.g., perhaps the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C.). * '''Western Reserve Historical Society''', 10825 East Blvd, ''+1 216'' 721-5722, [http://www.wrhs.org]. - Includes two turn of the (20th) century mansions as well as displays about Cleveland history from the days of Moses Cleaveland to the present. The buildings also house the Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum and an extensive Cleveland historical research library. * '''Lake View Cemetery''', a beautiful setting where many famous people are buried, including President James A. Garfield, John D. Rockefeller - founder of Standard Oil, Jeptha Wade - founder of Western Union Telegraph, Eliot Ness - head of ''The Untouchables'', John Hay - U.S. Secretary of State under President Lincoln, Newton Baker - U.S. Secretary of War during WWI, Marcus L. Hanna - U.S. Senator and Republican Party Boss. * '''Temple Museum of Religious Art''', The Temple-Tifereth Israel, 1855 Ansel Rd, ''+1 216'' 831-3233, [http://www.ttti.org]. Hours are by appointment only. Admission: donations accepted.
===Museums & Galleries===
Children's Museum of Cleveland
Su 10am to 4
M). Call for special holiday hours
Members FREE; Adults
and under FREE
Botanical Garden''', [
]. Located on Wade Oval
near the Cleveland Museum of Art
this Cleveland treasure includes a huge glasshouse, home to a Madagascar Desert and a Costa Rican rain forest
Outside exhibits include a rose garden
an herb garden
a children's garden, one of just a few such gardens in the United States.
of Natural History''' [
* '''Crawford Auto
Home to an excellent collection of pre-war automobiles, as well as the very first DeLorean DMC-12 to roll off the assembly line.
Dittrick Medical History Center and Museum
, Allen Memorial Medical Library
, 11000 Euclid Ave, ''
8911 Euclid Ave
between E. 89th and E. 90th Streets, near University Circle
* '''Bockrath Gallery'''. In the Murray Hill School House, home to three floors of galleries, artist studios and artsy shops.
* '''Dick Kleinman Fine Art''', 12210 Mayfield Rd. An eclectic mix of galleries from cutting edge works.
* '''Fiori''', 2027 Murray Hill Rd. Featuring hand-crafted work. You can take RTA's Red Line Rapid Transit to the Euclid-East 120 station and walk five minutes to the heart of Little Italy.
===Music and performing arts===
*'''Cleveland Orchestra''', 11001 Euclid Ave (''Severance Hall''), ''+1 216'' 231-7300, [http://www.clevelandorch.com/] and Blossom Amphitheatre in the summer months.
*'''Cleveland Institute of Music''', [http://www.cim.edu/]].
*'''Cleveland Music School Settlement''', [http://www.thecmss.org/]
. *'''Nighttown''', [http://www.nighttowncleveland.com]. This full-service, white tablecloth restaurant is the only jazz club in Ohio on Down Beat's list of the 100 Best Jazz Clubs in the World.
Quaint bed and breakfast feel above fine Italian restaurant
and next to University Circle (museums, Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals)
and expanded mansion in University Circle
and University Hospitals