Category Archives: architecture

  Bike Old Brooklyn (7/18)

Saturday July 18th, 2009

Walk+Roll Old Brooklyn THIS Saturday! The afternoon will included free bicycle tours (from beginner to advance/extended), walking tours and trolley rides of one of Cleveland’s most interesting neighborhoods.

Start the day at the Old Brooklyn/Brooklyn Centre “All Access” from 11-4 and finish the day at Cleveland Metropark’s FREE BrookStock Music Fesival which starts at 4 at Brookside Reservation.

Sign up for the free trolley tours or any one of the bike routes by visiting their website TODAY. spots are limited.

  Ohio City Home Tour (5/17)

Sunday, May 17th, 2009

Visit Ohio City for the annual Home Tour which features eight to 10 highly historical, highly designed homes. Lolly transports guests from home to home during the Home Tour, giving visitors the opportunity to hop on and off as they like. Neighborhood restaurants and shops are open during the day for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Tickets for the Home Tour are on sale now and can be purchased either online or by calling 216.781.3222. Tickets for the Home Tour also may be purchased on the day of the event at the ticket booth on the corner of Market Avenue and West 25th Street, just across the street from the West Side Market). Home Tour tickets are $18 in advance, $20 at the gate.

The tour is from 10 to 4. www.ohiocity.com

  Open Studios (5/09)

Saturday, May 9th, 2009

This Saturday, peddal on over to The Lake Erie Screw Factory for their annual open studio afternoon.

The resident artists will be opening to the public to explore the working of a local gallery and artists businesses. A variety of fine art and craft will be on display and for purchase.

Featuring the work of Ann Brown, Gina DeSantis, Katie Hanrahan, Hunter Harrison, Peter Jennings, Marc Konys, Allyson Meier, M.C. Nagel, Martin O’Connor, Steven Ollay, Ann Onusko, Kari Sanford, Josh Sanford, Ruth Sholtis-Furyes, Kate Tobin and Liz Trenholme.

The Lake Erie Building is located in the Bird Town area of Lakewood at 13000 Athens Ave. The building houses artist studios and local businesses. Both the second and third floors house artist studios.

  Circle Home Tour (5/03)

Sunday, May 3rd, 2009

Ever wanted to explore some of the old homes in the University Circle area? This Saturday join University Circle Inc. as they present the first annual Circle Home Tour.

Look into ten very diverse homes and lifestyles of the University Circle area. Start your tour at the University Circle Visitor Center (11330 Euclid Ave) or at Judson Manor (1890 East 107th Street at Chester Ave.)

1-5pm : Tickets are $10 per person if purchased in advance; $15 if purchased on Sunday. Registration available online at www.universitycircle.org

  Cleveland Art

Looking for the perfect bench? A unique light fixture? Love the idea of reusing vintage, materials throughout your decor? Look no further that Cleveland Art.

Recently featured in the New York Times Magazine, www.nytimes.com/indexes/2009/03/08/style/t/index.html#pagewanted=0&pageName=08cleveland& founder Jason Wein sees the beauty in surplus industrial machinery including steel, wood and glass. A true Clevelander, Wein started his career by working for a family scrap yard in Northeast Ohio.

Wein particularly enjoys using his creative talents as a glassblower to marry old gears and pipes into lighting fixtures and other unique glass items that are sold in high-end stores from Los Angeles to Milan to Dubai. You can find his work in many high end boutiques across the world (from Cleveland to Milan) …next time you visit LA stop by their newest showroom.

A great read, a true Cleveland entrepreneur! www.clevelandart.com