What is the oldest still standing building in the city?
built in 1824
What building is the home of the Cleveland Orchestra?
built in 1931 by Walker and Weeks, 2100 seats
Sits on what major body of water?
world's 10th largest lake at 25,719 km sq.
built in 1991 by Cesar Pelli, tallest building between New York and Chicago until 2007
What is the bus and transit system locally referred to as?
Officially The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority
How many television networks does the Cleveland area have?
Ranked with Akron and Canton as the 18th largest in America
Highest enrolled university in Cleveland proper?
at 15,664 students 10th highest in Ohio, Case Western Reserve University is 13th at 9,095.
Cleveland is known for being a medical hub can you name our biggest medical institution?
The other two major health network systems are Univesity Hospitals of Cleveland and MetroHealth Medical System
How many radio stations does the city host?
AM and FM
Cleveland has substantial museuem holdings, what is the main museum district commonly known as?
Also referred to as Wade Oval
Cleveland has how many Top 250 Ranked Law Firms in terms of size?
The highest ranked one in the city is Jones, Day, Reavis and Pogue, which is number two in the U.S. Cleveland has the most top 250 firms in Ohio.
When was Cleveland founded?
by Moses Cleaveland of the Connecticut Company, designated a village in 1814, Incorporated as a city in 1836,
The oldest operating market in Cleveland?
located in the neighborhood of Ohio City, opened in 1840, building built in 1912, in recent years appeared numerous times on Travel Channel and Food Network
Highest population in United States rank ever?
in 1920 with 796, 841, current population 396,815 (2010 Census)
What is the biggest Theater District in the country outside of New York City?
Incorporates the Ohio, State, Palace, Allen, and Hanna theaters. Soon to host Cleveland Playhouse and Cleveland State University Theater Studies
Year the Cuyahoga River last caught on fire?
drew national attention in Time Magazine, oil slick caused it
Question/Point of Interest
Interesting tid bits
What is the moniker/name of the city's official International Ariport?
William R. Hopkins was Cleveland's first city manager, the airport was named after him on his 82nd birthday in 1951.
Elected in 2005 and reelected in 2009, first sitting member of Cleveland City Council to become mayor since Stephen Buhrer in 1867.
Cleveland's largest ethnic group (non African American)?
was 9.2% in 2000 Census, closely followed by Irish and Poles
The Biggest Suburb?
81,601 (2010 Census), founded 1816, became a city in 1931
Public Green? Common Area?
Actually, its official name is Monumental Park, throughout history has been considered for elaborate redesign, each time plans have gone by the wayside and it has remained four squares.
Honored an All American City Award how many times?
shares the honor with Des Moines, Kansas City, Phoenix, Roanoke, and Worcester
Are people who live here ers, ites, or ians?
Main drag/vein into downtown neighborhood?
Detroit on the Westside and Superior on the Eastside. Connected by the Detroit-Superior Bridge, also known as the Vetrans Memorial Bridge, You could argue that Lorain - Carnegie is just as important, however Public Square is generally regarded as downtown proper.
Cleveland once had a Subway, where was it located?
The second deck of the Detroit -Superior Bridge used to subsurface into the lower end of west downtown
Nickname given by many in the press in the 1990's?
other nicknames are C-Town, The Cleve, The Rock and Roll City, The Rock and Roll Capital of the World, The Mistake on the Lake, The Sixth City, The North Coast, The Metropolis of the Western Reserve
What famous T Man agent was well associated with Cleveland and even has a beer named after him?
transferred to Cleveland in 1934, ran unsuccessfully for mayor in 1947.
Most Notable Landmark?
'unofficial' symbol of the city since 1930, in reality a major complex of buildings, once housed Cleveland Union Terminal Station, tallest outside of New York and Chicago until 1964
Name the city's major Newspaper?
Highest circulated paper in Ohio, first printed in 1842.
How many fortune 500 or 1000 companies call Cleveland home?
The top one being Eaton, there are 19 so called 1000 companies in NEO, but this is the city proper.
The city is one of the major cities in the country served by five major freeway systems, what are the Interstate numbers in ascending order?
These are in the city proper, you could also include Interstates 271 and 80 and State Routes 176 and 2 if you wanted to be picky about servicing Cleveland commuter statsitics
Arguably the most influential Mayor in Cleveland History?
35th Mayor of Cleveland, Served from 1901 to 1909, Changed street grid to numbers East/West, pushed for Group Plan and Mall projects, improved railroads, electric plants, and trash removal services