September 26, 2014

9 Aerial Photos of Cleveland from the 1900s -1990s

How things have changed.
Scroll down to view images

Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club

At a time when local-based reporting is critical, support from our readers is essential to our future. Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club for as little as $5 a month

Aerial view of downtown Cleveland, 1991.
Photo via Cleveland Memory Project
Aerial view of downtown Cleveland, 1991.
Aerial view of downtown Cleveland, 1980.
Photo via Cleveland Memory Project
Aerial view of downtown Cleveland, 1980.
Cleveland State University, 1970.
Photo via Cleveland Memory Project
Cleveland State University, 1970.
Cleveland's Mall, 1968, flanked by public buildings and business structures.
Photo via Cleveland Memory Project
Cleveland's Mall, 1968, flanked by public buildings and business structures.
Cleveland Heights/University Circle, 1958.
Photo via Cleveland Memory Project
Cleveland Heights/University Circle, 1958.
Aerial view of traffic being redirected on the Detroit-Superior Bridge, 1940.
Photo via Cleveland Memory Project
Aerial view of traffic being redirected on the Detroit-Superior Bridge, 1940.
Aerial view of the Great Lakes Exposition and of downtown Cleveland, 1936-1937.
Photo via Cleveland Memory Project
Aerial view of the Great Lakes Exposition and of downtown Cleveland, 1936-1937.
Superior viaduct and lift bridge, Cleveland, 1910-1920.
Photo via Library of Congress
Superior viaduct and lift bridge, Cleveland, 1910-1920.
Public square, 1900-1910.
Photo via Library of Congress
Public square, 1900-1910.