Support Local Journalism. Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club.

Shops & Services

Best New Shopping District 

Coventry Village's Garment District

It's really a district within a district, but it seems like Cleveland Heights' Coventry Village has finally found a solution for its under-trafficked north end: It's attracting a critical mass of trendy, youthful clothing boutiques, joining decades-old hippie emporium Sunshine Too, with its peasant skirts, leather jackets, and Indian jewelry. It all started when American Apparel moved into a big space vacated by an appliance store several years ago. Others quickly followed, including the new Blush boutique, featuring handcrafted jewelry and clothing by artist-designers; Brigade, with its upscale casual men's and women's wear (including Cleveland-based label Wrath Arcane); and Heart and Sole, which specializes in unusual sneakers. Even street fixture Attenson's Coventry Antiques has a cache of vintage clothing and jewelry. And in a few months, Pittsburgh-based Avalon Exchange, which fills the gap between a designer vintage store and Plato's Closet, will be moving into the former Utrecht Art Supplies/Irv's Deli space at the top of the block, providing a sort of gateway.

Coventry and Hampshire rds., Cleveland Heights, coventryvillage.org

Read the Digital Print Issue

December 1, 2021

View more issues

Most Popular

No recently-read stories.

Visit the archives…

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Calendar

© 2021 Cleveland Scene: 737 Bolivar Rd., Suite 4100, Cleveland, OH 44115, (216) 505-8199
Logos and trademarks on this site are property of their respective owners.


Website powered by Foundation