Vintage Photos of Life in Parma From the 1920s to 1980s

Parma has long been one of Northeast Ohio's largest cities, filled with a rich history. These pictures, all courtesy of the Cleveland…

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 Dixie Electric Company, Pearl Road, 1977
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Where to Find the Best Thrift Stores in Cleveland

Fall is finally here, with the phantom promise that Ohioans will finally get the chance to bundle up. Optimists can cash in…

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 Colette’s Vintage
     
     
     The pristine storefront, the dedicated following, Collete’s Vintage is a club you’ll want to join. With outfits from every era, this Canton classic is a go-to for all things vintage. 
    
    Photo via mandimakes/Instagram
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35 Mash-Up Photos of Northeast Ohio Then and Now

@SharkyFin5 shares photos that combine vintage shots and maps of Cleveland with modern looks from the same angle. The man behind the account is…

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Cleveland, 1886/2016 -  Cleveland's long forgotten elevated train experiment on Euclid Ave.
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22 Vintage Photos of Public Square Decked Out for Christmas

Winterfest at Public Square is just around the corner. Check out how the square looked in years past. Photos courtesy of Cleveland…

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Christmas lights downtown Cleveland, 1980
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28 Stunning Vintage Photos of Life in Shaker Heights

What was it like to live and grow up in Shaker Heights in the 30s, 40s, 50s and so on? Check out…

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Boxing Match at Shaker Heights High School, Ed Meyer versus Alvin E. Jaffe, c. 1942-1943.
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25 Vintage Photos of the '70s Cleveland Cavaliers in Action

Check out these vintage photos of the Cleveland Cavaliers in action, because it's officially Wine and Gold time. Photos courtesy of the…

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Austin Carr goes for two of his 31 points as he drives on Luke Jackson (1971)
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26 Vintage Photos of the Cleveland Indians' 1948 World Series Run

The last time the Cleveland Indians won the World Series was in 1948, of course. As we await another run, here are…

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Cleveland Indians pitcher Gene Bearden is carried by his teammates after winning the American League Pennant - 1948
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20 Vintage Photos of Cleveland's First Aquarium

Before the Greater Cleveland Aquarium opened in the Flats in 2012, there was the Cleveland Aquarium. The latter opened February 6, 1954,…

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Dennis Goulden of Montage filming Cleveland Aquarium staff as they capture sea creatures from the Florida Keys for exhibit, 1974
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22 Vintage Photos of Carnegie Avenue

A vintage look at one of Cleveland's most recognizable and trafficked streets. Photos courtesy of the Cleveland Memory Project and the Cleveland…

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Dangerous intersection at Carnegie Avenue and East 55th Street, 1941
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37 Vintage Photos of the Cleveland National Air Show

Long before it became the Cleveland National Air Show, we had the Cleveland National Air Races. It was first held from August…

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Heath Baby Bullet in Cleveland's 1929 Air races
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26 Vintage Photos of The Great Lakes Expositions of 1936 & 1937

A celebration of Cleveland's centennial in 1936, the Great Lakes Exposition took place on the north coast of downtown Cleveland. It was so popular that…

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26 Vintage Photos of The Great Lakes Expositions of 1936 & 1937
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31 Vintage Photos of the Higbee's Department Store Building Construction

The Higbee's Department Store was founded in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1860. The iconic store was built as part of the Terminal Tower…

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Looking north towards Public Square.
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15 Places to Scope Out Vintage Vinyl Records in Greater Cleveland

Are you a music collector, or just appreciate the earthy sounds from older vinyl records? This list of shops can help you…

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Record Den - 7661 Mentor Ave., 440-946-9909
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23 Vintage of Photos of Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Being Constructed

"Originally located at the Williamson Building on Public Square in Cleveland, Ohio, since 1914, the Fourth District Federal Reserve Bank soon outgrew…

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Workers installing marble facade on southern and eastern sides of building.
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20 Vintage Photos of Cain Park in Cleveland Heights

Completed in 1938 as the first municipally-run, outdoor civic theatre in the country, Cain Park was the brainchild of Cleveland Heights Mayor…

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Gary Gaiser and Sydney H. Spayde compare notes at the Cain Park Amphitheater, 1939.
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25 Photos of What Cleveland Looked Like More Than a Century Ago

With all that's going up, it's hard to remember what Cleveland looked like a decade ago, let alone a century ago. From…

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Boats on the River
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37 Vintage Photos of Public Square in Downtown Cleveland

Public Square in Downtown Cleveland underwent a $50 million renovation project that was unveiled shortly before the 2016 Republication National Convention. But…

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Street scene of streetcar and pedestrians, Euclid Avenue near East 6th Street, 1930.
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30 Vintage Photos of Life in Parma

Photos courtesy of the Cleveland Memory Project

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Parma Senior High Baseball team, 1975.
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19 Vintage Photos of Northeast Ohio Picnic Fun

Photos courtesy of the Cleveland Memory Project

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Cedar Point family picnic, 1906.
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36 Vintage Photos of Blossom Music Center

Blossom Music Center, summer home of the Cleveland Orchestra, is located in more than 500 wooded acres between Akron and Cleveland.Built in…

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Blossom Music Center, 1982
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41 Vintage Photos of Cleveland's League Park

League Park is located at E. 66th. and Lexington Ave in Cleveland. Built in the late 1800s, the ballpark was the site…

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Spectators in stands at ball game, League Park, 1937
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Photos of the Abandoned Chippewa Lake Amusement Park

Chippewa Lake Park operated from 1878 to 1978, after the final owner, Continental Business Enterprises, closed it down after visitors began to decline.…

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Photos of the Abandoned Chippewa Lake Amusement Park
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11 Vintage Photos of Drive-In Movies and Restaurants in Northeast Ohio

Photos courtesy of the Cleveland Memory Project

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West side Cleveland (off Airport), Aug. 8, 1940
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26 Vintage Photos of the Automobiles in Northeast Ohio

Photos courtesy of the Cleveland Public Library Digital Gallery

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Baker Electric car model prior to 1905. In 1898 the Baker Motor Vehicle Company was established in Cleveland by Walter C. Baker (1868-1955). In 1905 annual production was 400 automobiles.
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23 Vintage Photos of the Deadly Cleveland Clinic Fire of 1929

The Cleveland Clinic fire of May 15, 1929, is believed to have been caused by poisonous gases produced from x-ray film and…

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Cleveland Clinic fire - outside shot
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9 Disasters That Have Gone Down in Cleveland History

Photos courtesy of the Cleveland Memory Project

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Jokes aside, the 1952 blaze was one of the most potent in our city's history. Pictured here, is the view from Jefferson St. and W. 3rd.
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30 Vintage Photos of Playhouse Square's Heyday and (Temporary) Demise

Photos courtesy of the Cleveland Memory Project

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Palace re-opening crowd in November 1973
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28 Vintage Photos From Karamu House's 100 Year History

Photos courtesy of the Cleveland Memory Project

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Mrs. Dan (Ruth) Moxley with dance students, Gayle Thornton, 4, 3991 E. 146 St. - Albert Antoine, 5, 3154 Ashwood Rd. - Sharon Hayes, 4, 3338 E. 143 St. - and Diddi Wolin, 5, 2990 E. Derbyshire Rd. 1965
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24 Stunning Vintage Images of Millionaires' Row on Euclid Avenue

Only a few of the  Millionaires' Row homes still exist today in Cleveland. But back when the city was the sixth largest…

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Tyler Mansion, now the site of the Bulkley Building. c. 1900
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34 Vintage Shots of Coventry in the '80s

Photos courtesy of the Cleveland Memory Project

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Vidstar Systems (Cleveland Heights, Ohio). 1985
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