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Re: Cleveland: Historic Photos
« Reply #1260 on: June 14, 2017, 03:02:26 PM »
^Wish I had a time machine to go back to that very spot just for a day-- the inconveniences and backwards social attitudes would drive me too crazy to spend any more than 1 day's time there, though.

Virtual reality is going to allow us to do this.

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« Reply #1261 on: June 15, 2017, 06:57:57 AM »
^Wish I had a time machine to go back to that very spot just for a day-- the inconveniences and backwards social attitudes would drive me too crazy to spend any more than 1 day's time there, though.

Virtual reality is going to allow us to do this.

If so, it will be some idealized and incomplete version.  They will probably leave out the smell, for example.

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« Reply #1262 on: June 15, 2017, 08:26:49 PM »

If so, it will be some idealized and incomplete version.  They will probably leave out the smell, for example.

We could always add Scratch-n-Sniff History. :P Too bad folks under 40 probably don't remember scratch-n-sniff stickers. Or, worse, Larry Flynt's scratch-n-sniff Hustler centerfold.
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« Reply #1263 on: June 17, 2017, 08:21:03 PM »
Cleveland 1920 (year of their first World Series championship) - Indians vs. Yankees at League Park, featuring Tris Speaker and BabeRuth.

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« Reply #1264 on: June 18, 2017, 12:16:53 PM »
Happy Fathers Day - Time for a nice afternoon East Blvd Sunday drive in the family Winton automobile ca. 1910s. #PhotoByWRHS #Cleveland https://t.co/At30H9121J
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« Reply #1265 on: June 18, 2017, 04:27:21 PM »
It never ceases to amaze me how people got dressed up for the privilege of partaking in activities we now take for granted, like going to a ball game or driving in a car...... or voting

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« Reply #1266 on: June 18, 2017, 06:37:13 PM »
People were simply better dressed 50-100 years ago.
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« Reply #1267 on: June 18, 2017, 06:40:06 PM »
Clothing was more expensive back then too.   I don't think people had a lot of clothes.   They wouldn't have casual wear that we have now.

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« Reply #1268 on: June 18, 2017, 06:47:54 PM »
^^^ Yep. Back then, a man would have a couple of suits (black, gray and/ or blue) and tweed suit for the winter. Throw in a handful of white shirts and collars, a couple of pairs of shoes, winter and summer hats and an overcoat and that was about it. Needless to say, the quality of materials and workmanship was, on average, way ahead of anything available in the mass market today.
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« Reply #1269 on: June 19, 2017, 01:34:41 PM »
The Guardian Bank lobby at 629 Euclid in 1925 @MarbleRoomCLE #ThisWasCLE
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« Reply #1270 on: June 19, 2017, 01:44:33 PM »
I bet some serious 3-6-3 banking threw down in there!

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« Reply #1271 on: June 20, 2017, 06:07:10 AM »
I'm guessing that's before Walker and Weeks remodeled the space.

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« Reply #1272 on: June 20, 2017, 10:07:03 PM »
Rare aerial view showing Irish town bend in #Cuyahoga River from the 1920s #PhotobyWRHS #thiswascle #ohio #cwru #thisiscle #cleveland #theland https://t.co/UXojwtydVe

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« Reply #1273 on: June 22, 2017, 09:46:56 AM »
Interesting connection between Public Housing and Erieview in this 1962 film:  "Cleveland: City on Schedule" http://flash.ulib.csuohio.edu/cmp/general/cmp-clevelandcityonschedule.html
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« Reply #1274 on: June 29, 2017, 01:24:56 PM »
Just to the right of the  Erieview/Galleria site,  along St Clair where the One Cleveland Ctr garage now sits was a real beautiful building.  Would have made a great conversion if it was still standing.

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« Reply #1275 on: June 29, 2017, 06:10:19 PM »
Why was erieview never built out the way it was shown in that video?

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« Reply #1276 on: June 29, 2017, 06:47:09 PM »
Just to the right of the  Erieview/Galleria site,  along St Clair where the One Cleveland Ctr garage now sits was a real beautiful building.  Would have made a great conversion if it was still standing.

Rotate the garage and put one cleveland center on top and  you could have left all three of those buildings to be converted, those nice narrow streets remain and room yet for some more in-fill. Crazy to think how very little of Cleveland survived these years in this area.

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« Reply #1277 on: June 30, 2017, 08:35:19 AM »
Here is a picture with the long warehouse building from the aerial shot provided above viewable at street level . Also before St Clair "kink" removed.


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« Reply #1278 on: July 03, 2017, 09:59:47 AM »
Ontario Street looking north at Prospect Avenue intersection in 1913.....



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« Reply #1279 on: July 06, 2017, 10:05:11 AM »
East 55th was once an amazing street of late 19th century beauties. This was one of them. Before it was Union Trust, it was Woodland Savings Bank at Woodland & East 55th.

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« Reply #1280 on: July 07, 2017, 10:00:56 AM »
E.79 & Addison in the 1920's. At the time of this photo, no automobiles were allowed on E. 79th.
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« Reply #1281 on: July 11, 2017, 01:24:55 PM »
Here's a short clip (42 seconds) on the 1959 demolition of Cleveland's second Union Depot. The first Union Depot was built in 1853 (at this same site), the second in 1864 and the third in 1930 (Cleveland Union Terminal and its afterthought Terminal Tower).

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« Reply #1283 on: July 17, 2017, 10:45:35 AM »
https://twitter.com/EncyCle_/status/886903797154545664

I saw that one this morning. A pretty timid strike considering some of the others including Pittsburgh railroad strike, Homestead steel strike and the East Chicago steel strike.
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« Reply #1284 on: July 18, 2017, 08:11:46 AM »
Cuyahoga River fire, 1948 ( just one of many river fires) https://t.co/DP81yK3Gnl
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« Reply #1286 on: July 19, 2017, 08:35:24 AM »
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/114841859221344521/

What a great idea. I'm sure that would be a hit if they did that again.
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« Reply #1287 on: July 20, 2017, 02:43:25 PM »
North Side of #Euclid Ave.  Found @Cleveland_PL in Picturesque #Cleveland ca. 1895. @thiswascle @EncyCle_ @CleCityCouncil @TowerLightsCLE https://t.co/TipFINjJcq
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« Reply #1288 on: July 25, 2017, 01:57:55 PM »
Check out @johnpetkovic's @Margaritaville piece as much for the great "Cleveland Flats Then and Now" history lesson https://t.co/Oj8HgK3Zci
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« Reply #1289 on: August 07, 2017, 01:07:28 AM »
Image of Hough Ave. ca. 1920s. #ThisWasCle #ThisisCle #PhotobyWRHS #Cle #Ohio https://t.co/PZMJ5GtlM0
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