September 12, 2020

Vintage Photos of University Circle from the 1900s through the 1980s

Who doesn't love spending a day walking around University Circle? Some of the best museums in the world, great restaurants, a college campus and picturesque streets are just part of the offerings at University Circle. The Cultural Gardens are worth the visit alone. Here's some awesome vintage pictures of the neighborhood from 1900 through the 1980s. All photos via the Cleveland Memory Project.

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 Wade Park, 1900

Wade Park, 1900

 Goethe and Schiller Monument, 1920

Goethe and Schiller Monument, 1920

 General Milan Ratislav Stefanik Memorial, 1926

General Milan Ratislav Stefanik Memorial, 1926

 University Circle, 1929

University Circle, 1929

 Groundbreaking for Severance Hall, 1929

Groundbreaking for Severance Hall, 1929

 John L. Severance and other Severance Hall Founders, 1930

John L. Severance and other Severance Hall Founders, 1930

 Tree Removal at Severance Hall, 1932

Tree Removal at Severance Hall, 1932

 Dedication of Lithuanian Cultural Garden, 1933

Dedication of Lithuanian Cultural Garden, 1933

 Dedication of Hungarian Cultural Garden, 1934

Dedication of Hungarian Cultural Garden, 1934

 Slovak Cultural Garden Dedication, 1934

Slovak Cultural Garden Dedication, 1934