22 Nostalgic Photos of Downtown Cleveland at Christmastime

Who doesn't love and remember Christmastime in Cleveland as a kid, that magical season when schools would close, city streets would light up, and decorated trees would adorn nearly every park or plaza?

With the help of these nostalgic photos, collected from the Cleveland Memory Project, take a walk down memory lane to time when holiday consumerism meant window shopping with ma and Google wasn't around to tell your 7-year-old that Santa Claus doesn't exist.

What's your favorite Cleveland holiday memory? 

About The Author

Alaina Nutile

Alaina Nutile is the Web Editor who oversees all digital content and social media initiatives for Cleveland Scene Magazine and Detroit Metro Times. Before joining the staff in June 2013, she interned at Business Insider in New York City, and at La Hora in Quito, Ecuador. Alaina is a graduate of Kalamazoo College...
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