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Old Arcade

Address: Between Superior and Euclid Avenues, Downtown, Cleveland, OH
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Ranked #5 of 13 Shopping in Cleveland
Type: Architectural Buildings, Malls, Shopping
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Owner description: This is Cleveland's most architecturally interesting structure, a 19th-century-style marketplace 5 stories high, with a skylight.

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Buffalo, New York
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450 reviews 450 reviews
236 attraction reviews
204 helpful votes 204 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This is a hidden gem of 19 century architecture in downtown Cleveland. It is absolutely worth a walk-through. Beautiful, beautiful place. Sadly most of the stores are closed. When I was a young boy this was a busy teaming area of activity. Just imagine what the city used to be when this was filled with bustling shops, shoppers and activity.... More

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Plymouth, Michigan
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80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Treat yourself and stroll through this arcade. Don't miss the two arcades across Euclid, also! The shopping is not great, but it's worth a stroll through.

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Creve Coeur, MO
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

Stopped in from reading a few reviews online, very beautiful when the sun is shining through. Not many shops were occupied but it seemed like a nice area to sit and read a book or relax. Restaurants seemed enticing. The gold details are beautiful in the sunlight. Wished there were more things to do. We visited on a tuesday afternoon.... More

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Bowie, MD
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329 reviews 329 reviews
19 attraction reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Oldest indoor shopping center, now next to Hyatt downtown. Went on a Sunday morning as leaving Cleveland, so the shops were closed. Our tour guide said it was our "homework assignment", and I'm glad we complied. The symmetry and the craftsmanship are gorgeous. During normal business hours has post office, eating places, Starbucks, etc.

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Akron, Ohio, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Very nice and beautiful place to visit. It looks like a hotel building, rather than a mall. Decoration and atmosphere is quite different.

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Baltimore Ohio
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

This is the Arcade that is "in" the Residence Inn. Just a very cool little place. Not many stores, but interesting. Doesn't take long to stroll thru.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013 via mobile

Beautiful architecture that leads to 3 floors of shops and administrative offices. Great chocolate bar downstairs. Everyone very friendly. Shops on street are worth the trip with several restaurants and bars. Very active on weekend nights.

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Chicago
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118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

The building is worth the walk inside - just to see the architecture and beauty of it. However, there is absolutely nothing to do inside. It's connected to the Hyatt (?) hotel and all of the little stores inside were closed on the Sunday we visited, but that was okay b/c we just wanted to see inside and look up.

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Zephyrhills, Florida
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133 reviews 133 reviews
62 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

You can tell that Cleveland is trying to refurbish some of its old buildings. Take some time and visit the Old Arcade in downtown Cleveland. There are a host of restaurants and shops. Be warned that some of the shops close for no reason with no signs of when the merchants will return. The Baseball History museum is a GEM.... More

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New York, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

I was excited to check this place out, it really is beautiful...but for some reason, when I got there around 2-3 in the afternoon, most everything was closed? So I feel that I can't put the most informative review, but it is beautiful for the little mall that it is! I'm from New York, and from what I've seen, there... More

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