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WOW! Wade Oval Wednesdays

June 15, 2016 - August 31, 2016

Enjoy a free concert, activities, food trucks and more each Wednesday night in Wade Oval from 6:00-9:00 p.m. in the heart of University Circle. Movies start at 9:00 p.m. on select nights.

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Cleveland Museum of Art

The Cleveland Museum of Art is renowned for the quality and breadth of its collection, which includes almost 45,000 objects and spans 6,000 years of achievement in the arts. The Museum celebrates its centennial year in 2016.

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MOCA Cleveland

As a non-collecting institution and the region’s only contemporary art museum, MOCA Cleveland is ever-changing, introducing new exhibitions three times a year and creating fresh experiences for visitors each season.

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Dittrick Medical History Center & Museum

Explore the history of medicine through a distinguished collection of rare books, museum artifacts, archives, and images at the Dittrick Medical History Center & Museum.

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Welcome to University Circle, Ohio’s Most Spectacular Square Mile!

Home to world-renowned museums, prestigious universities, nationally recognized hospitals, eclectic restaurants, beautiful parks, and cozy spaces. Start exploring today!

Myopia at MOCA

Myopia at MOCA

MOCA presents Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia. Myopia is the first retrospective of the work of Mark Mothersbaugh, spanning the beginning of his career in the early 1970s through the present. Born in Akron, Ohio, and co-founder of the New Wave band DEVO, Mothersbaugh has been making art for more than forty years

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Museums & Galleries

1. Artists Archives of the Western Reserve

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) sustains Ohio’s...

2. Cleveland History Center

The Cleveland History Center houses exhibits that tell the story of Nort...

3. Cleveland Institute of Art, Reinberger Gallery

CIA's Reinberger Gallery supports the creative work of professional arti...

4. Cleveland Museum of Art

The Cleveland Museum of Art is renowned for the quality and breadth of i...

5. Cleveland Museum of Natural History

When you visit the Museum, you’ll have the opportunity to delve de...

6. Dittrick Medical History Center & Museum

The Dittrick Medical History Center is dedicated to the study of the med...

7. Dunham Tavern Museum

Once a stagecoach stop on Buffalo-Cleveland-Detroit post road, the Dunha...

8. Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage

The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage is a lively community space that att...

9. MOCA Cleveland

Cleveland’s Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) plays an urgent and ...

10. The Sculpture Center

The Sculpture Center is a not-for-profit arts institution dedicated to t...

Music, Performance & Film

1. Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque (Peter B. Lewis Theater)

The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque is one of the country’...

2. Cleveland Institute of Music Kulas Hall

Located at the world-renowned Cleveland Institute of Music, the 535-seat...

3. Cleveland Institute of Music Mixon Hall

Located at the world-renowned Cleveland Institute of Music, the 235-seat...

4. Cleveland International Piano Competition

The Competition is held biennially over a ten-day period that begins wit...

5. Karamu House

Located just outside University Circle, Karamu House is a community-base...

6. Milton and Tamar Maltz Performing Arts Center

After a stunning renovation in 2015, the 1920s-era Temple – Tifere...

7. The Cleveland Orchestra (Severance Hall)

Long considered one of America’s great orchestras, The Cleveland O...

8. The Music Settlement

A hidden gem of University Circle, The Music Settlement offers music the...

Parks & Gardens

1. Cleveland Botanical Garden

For seventy-five years, Cleveland Botanical Garden has been one of North...

2. Cleveland Cultural Gardens

The Cleveland Cultural Gardens are located along Martin Luther King Jr. ...

3. Fine Arts Garden

Adjoining the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Fine Arts Garden features the...

4. Rockefeller Park

Named after John D. Rockefeller, founder of Standard Oil, Rockefeller Pa...

5. Toby's Plaza

Designed by James Corner Field Operations, Toby's Plaza is a unique and ...

6. Wade Oval

Wade Oval is one of northeast Ohio's premier public spaces, home to even...

Universities & Libraries

1. Case Western Reserve University

Ranking 37th in the country among national universities, Case Western Re...

2. Case Western Reserve University, Kelvin Smith Library

Kelvin Smith Library (KSL) is the main library supporting the teaching a...

3. Cleveland Institute of Art

Cleveland Institute of Art is one of the nation's leading accredited ind...

4. Cleveland Institute of Music

Since its founding in 1920, CIM has offered a world-class education to s...

5. Cleveland Public Library, Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch

The mission of the self-titled "People's University" is to be the learni...

6. Eleanor Squire Library at Cleveland Botanical Garden

The Eleanor Squire Library is a circulating library specializing in hort...

7. Harold T. Clark Library at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History

The Harold T. Clark Library consists of more than 20,000 books and a 40,...

8. Ingalls Library & Museum Archives at the Cleveland Museum of Art

The Ingalls Library mission is to support the museum’s current and...

9. Research Library at the Cleveland History Center

The Research Library collections include published resources (250,000 bo...

Hospitals & Medical Facilities

1. American Cancer Society

Housed in University Circle, The American Cancer Society of Cleveland wo...

2. American Cancer Society - Hope Lodge

Hope Lodge offers cancer patients and their caregivers a free place to s...

3. American Heart Association

The Cleveland Metro office of the American Heart Association, located in...

4. Centers for Dialysis Care

The CDC is a multi-facility organization that provides state-of-the-art ...

5. Cleveland Clinic

The Cleveland Clinic is a multispecialty academic medical center that in...

6. Cleveland Hearing & Speech Center

Founded in 1921, Cleveland Hearing & Speech Center began with the si...

7. Cleveland Sight Center

Cleveland Sight Center is a multi-faceted private agency providing educa...

8. Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner

Thomas P. Gilson, M.D. Medical Examiner of Cuyahoga County Hugh B. Shan...

9. Hospice of the Western Reserve

Hospice of the Western Reserve provides palliative end-of-life care, car...

10. Louis Stokes Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center offers a full range of primary,...

11. Magnolia Clubhouse Inc.

Magnolia Clubhouse is a community-based center of psychosocial rehabilit...

12. Ronald McDonald House of Greater Cleveland

The Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland offers a place to call home, at l...

13. The Free Medical Clinic of Greater Cleveland

The Free Medical Clinic of Greater Cleveland is one of the oldest free c...

14. The Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation

The Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation seeks to assist Greater Cleveland&r...

15. Transplant House of Cleveland

Transplant House of Cleveland provides affordable temporary housing in a...

16. United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cleveland

UCP of Greater Cleveland provides a continuum of care to individuals wit...

17. University Hospitals Case Medical Center

University Hospitals Case Medical Center is the flagship facility of the...

Historical Landmarks

1. Cozad-Bates House

The Cozad-Bates House is distinctive, and its history deserves a future....

2. East Cleveland Township Cemetery

The cemetery was founded on August 31, 1859 by the East Cleveland Townsh...

3. Hart Crane Memorial

Hart Crane was an East High School student, who published his first poem...

4. The Lake View Cemetery

Established in 1869, Lake View Cemetery occupies 285 acres of serene set...

Places of Worship

1. Chabad at CWRU & University Circle

At Chabad, we are a 'home-away-from home' for tens of thousands of Jewis...

2. Church of the Covenant

Built in 1911, the Church of the Covenant was added to the National Regi...

3. Cleveland Friends Meeting

An unprogrammed Quaker Meeting and a member of the Lake Erie Yearly Meet...

5. Holy Rosary Church

Established in 1892 as an Italian parish, today Holy Rosary is a dynamic...

6. Mount Zion Congregational Church

United Church of Christ Church in University Circle.

7. Pentecostal Church of Christ

The Pentecostal Church of Christ (PCC) is the oldest Pentecostal congreg...

8. The Albert and Norma Geller Hillel Student Center

The Cleveland Hillel Foundation is the center of Jewish life for Jewish ...

9. The Temple-Tifereth Israel

This Jewish Temple in University Circle is now home to the Milton and Ta...

10. University Circle United Methodist Church

In2010 members of First United Methodist Church of Cleveland and Epworth...

Shopping and Retail

1. Art Etc. Picture Framing

Art Etc. Picture Framing is a full service custom picture framing studio...

2. Artisan Gallery

Featuring handcrafted jewelry in sterling silver and genuine gemstones. ...

3. Banyan Tree

A stylish and contemporary boutique located the University Circle. This ...

4. Blazing Saddle Cycle

Bicycle shop sales and service.

5. Bloomin' Resale Shop and Art Gallery

Bloomin’ Resale Shop & Art Gallery is run by and benefits the ...

6. Church of the Covenant Cache Thrift Shop

The Covenant Cache thrift shop sells a variety of household items, cloth...

7. CLE Clothing Co.

Spreading Cleveland pride, one T-shirt at a time since 2008! Locally-mad...

8. Cleveland Botanical Garden Store

The Garden Store is an inspiring place to shop for the gardener – ...

9. Cleveland History Center Gift Store

The museum store features items relative to Cleveland or made in Clevela...

10. Cleveland Museum of Natural History Store

Stop by the Cleveland Museum of Natural History’s store and find u...

11. Cleveland Orchestra Store

The Cleveland Orchestra Store at Severance Hall features clothing, jewel...

12. DeSapri Design Studio

DeSapri DeSign Studio offers hand crafted, one-of-a-kind, wearable works...

13. East Woodworking

Custom cabinets, cabinet refacing, woodworking, remodeling.

14. Janet Century Photography

Photography studio

15. Joe Arko III Pic Framing

Professional picture framing.

16. Keller Art Glass

Keller Art Glass is a decorative art glass studio, creating one-of-a-kin...

17. Kiss of the Hands

The Kiss of the Hands is a small, family-owned specialty gift shop estab...

18. La Bella Vita

La Bella Vita is greater Cleveland’s destination for finer, casual...

19. Lee Heinen Studio

Paintings and prints.

20. Little Italy Wines

Although Little Italy Wines specializes in Italian wines, they are far f...

21. Mayfield Smoke Shop

The stop carries an extensive collection of imported, hand-rolled, premi...

22. MOCA Cleveland ARTspace Store

The store carries a wide range of witty, fun, and original gifts for spe...

23. Murray Hill Bolt & Spool

Bolt & Spool is a unique fabric store with little bits of this and t...

24. Pennello Gallery

Specializing in contemporary American, Canadian, and Israeli Fine Arts a...

25. Tara Seibel Gallery

Artist gallery.

26. Topsi Turvi

A delightfully different gift shop with handmade items for everyone! The...

27. Tre Sorelle Boutique

Tre Sorelle Boutique is nestled in the heart of Little Italy featuring o...

28. Tricia Kaman Studio Gallery

Tricia Kaman is an award-winning portrait and figurative artist who pain...

29. Verne Gallery

The Verne Gallery, as described by President Michael Verne, represents "...

Hotels & Lodging

1. Courtyard by Marriott

The Courtyard Cleveland University Circle hotel is close to many area bu...

2. Glidden House Hotel

An impressive mansion built in 1910, Glidden House is a 60-room full ser...

3. Holiday Inn Cleveland Clinic

Be greeted with sophisticated spaces and a warm metropolitan feel at the...

4. InterContinental Hotel & Conference Center

The perfect setting for guests accustomed to luxury. Two lounges, 24-hou...

5. InterContinental Suites

InterContinental Suites Hotel Cleveland, the region’s only "wellne...

6. Tudor Arms Hotel

DoubleTree by Hilton - The Tudor Arms Hotel, in the historic Tudor Arms ...

7. Washington Place Bistro & Inn

The intimate 7-room inn in the historic Little Italy neighborhood has be...

Dining

1. ABC The Tavern

In May 2013 the A-Z Team brought the classic character of the ABC to the...

2. Algebra Tea House

A Gallery of Culture, Food and Art. Home to World Teas, House Roasted Co...

3. Au Bon Pain

Counter-service chain cafe serving soups, salads & sandwiches along ...

4. C2 Restaurant

Experience the taste of the Mediterranean at C2 Restaurant, located in t...

5. Chapati Indian Grill

Embark on an Indian journey like no other that you have experienced so f...

6. Chipotle Mexican Grill

Gourmet burritos and tacos.

7. Chopstick

Chinese carry-out

8. Club Isabella

Eclectic, French-inspired fare & cocktails are served in elegant sur...

9. Coquette Patisserie

Chef Britt-Marie Culey’s Coquette Patisserie is a bakery & win...

10. Crop Kitchen at Uptown

Crop Kitchen is a more casual option featuring Crop Bistro inspired, com...

11. Dunkin' Donuts

Dunkin' Donuts is America's favorite every day, all-day stop for coffee ...

12. Dynomite Burgers + Sushi

A whole new spin on fast casual with Zack Bruell's restaurant, DYNOMITE....

13. Exploration at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Award-winning chef and restaurateur Zack Bruell has opened Exploration, ...

14. Falafel Café

Located in the heart of University Circle, Middle Eastern offerings incl...

15. Happy Dog at the Euclid Tavern

Serving hot dogs, tater tots, and more, the second location of the popul...

16. Inchin Bamboo Garden Express

Indian & Chinese foods share the menu at this contemporary local cha...

17. Indian Flame

Standard Indian fare & lunch buffet.

18. Jimmy John's

Counter-serve chain specializing in sub & club sandwiches, plus sign...

19. Kantina

Kantina, Cleveland’s newest Kosher restaurant, located in Universi...

20. Kenko Sushi and Teriyaki

For centuries, the Japanese culture has continuously laid the foundation...

21. L'Albatros Brasserie + Bar

Owned by chef Zack Bruell, whose other restaurants include Parallax and ...

22. Melt University

Acclaimed restaurant proprietor Matt Fish is opening a new quick service...

23. Michelson and Morley

This new restaurant on Case's campus honors the Michelson-Morley experim...

24. Mitchell's Ice Cream

Mitchell’s Ice Cream handcrafts their ice creams one small batch a...

25. Ninja City

ASIAN STREET FOODhand-helds / bowls / noodles / rice / wok-seared meatss...

27. Piccadilly Artisan Creamery

Fresh from the farm ice cream made with local organic ingredients, hand-...

28. Potbelly Sandwich Shop

Good Vibes. Great Sandwiches.Soups, sandwiches, breakfast, and live musi...

29. Provenance Café at the Cleveland Museum of Art

Provenance Café features lunch, dinner and snack options with an ...

30. Provenance Restaurant at the Cleveland Museum of Art

Provenance is a 76-seat fine dining restaurant and lounge that features ...

32. Rascal House Pizza

Pizza, buffalo wings, salads, subs & wraps, deli trays, and breakfas...

33. Severance Restaurant

Contemporary cuisine.

34. Simply Greek

Based in Bainbridge,Ohio & University Circle, Simply Greek features ...

37. Table 45 at the InterContinental Hotel & Conference Center

In Table 45, Cleveland’s own Zack Bruell tantalizes the senses wit...

38. The Atrium at University Hospitals Case Medical Center

The University Hospitals Atrium is an airy open space central to the Uni...

39. The Barking Spider

The Barking Spider is home to an eclectic assortment of imported and dom...

40. The Canopy Mediterranean Grille

Features a fine array of Mediterranean/American cuisine. Join us for a c...

41. The Coffee House at University Circle

International coffees & teas, soups, sandwiches, pasta & homemad...

42. The Corner Alley at Uptown

Experience a fresh, modern design and electric atmosphere. The Corner Al...

43. THE DEN by Denny's

The menu has been created to focus on the hearty entrees and cravable fa...

44. The Garden Café at Botanical Garden

Soups, salads, sandwiches, and desserts

45. The Jolly Scholar

Sports bar, grill, and diner fare.

46. Trentina

Chef Jonathon Sawyer's Trentina is a northern Italian inspired restauran...

47. Tropical Smoothie Café

Offers smoothies, gourmet wraps, specialty sandwiches and salads across ...

Real Estate

1. 118 Flats - Circle

Located in Cleveland’s University Circle neighborhood, the apartme...

2. 118 Flats - Oval

At the end of a long day of working or studying, a short commute makes 1...

3. 118 Flats - Square

Located in Cleveland’s University Circle neighborhood, the apartme...

4. 1716 East 115th Street Apartments

Building Description: A 29-unit, 4-floor walk-up building Amenities: App...

5. 1975 Ford Drive Apartments

Building Description: A 5-unit, walkup apartment building Amenities: On-...

6. 1981 Ford Drive Apartments

Building Description: A 4-unit, walkup apartment building Amenities: O...

7. 2093 Lennox Road in Cleveland Heights

Property Investment Company offers charming studio, 1-bedroom, and 2-bed...

10. CircleEast Townhomes

CircleEast Townhomes is a newly constructed 20-unit gated rental communi...

11. Commodore Place Apartments

Our building was built in 1924 and was initially the "Commodore Hotel" i...

12. East 115th Street Single Family Homes

Building Description:Single-family homes between Cornell and Mayfield ro...

13. Euclid Tavern Apartments

Building Description:2-bedroom apartments located above the historic Euc...

14. Fayne Apartments

A century-old vintage apartment building with refinished hardwood floors...

15. Hazel8

Welcome to Hazel 8 Apartments, where modern convenience meets visionary ...

16. Innova

Innova is a modern, amenity-rich residential community located in Clevel...

17. Judson Manor at University Circle

The Judson experience is all about smart living in University Circle. It...

18. Lake Park Tower

Lake Park Tower overlooks beautiful Forest Hills Park on the historic Jo...

19. Liberty Fairchild

Liberty Fairchild is adjacent to the Cleveland Clinic and the perfect lo...

20. Little Italy 2 bdrm/2 bath

Right in the heart of Little Italy, on a small and quiet dead end street...

21. Montlack Realty

Montlack Realty offers a variety of apartments in Northeast Ohio includi...

22. Park Lane Villa

Park Lane Villa is an exclusive hotel-style, luxury rental property that...

23. Parkside Dwellings

Built in 1909, this historic apartment building is a designated Clevelan...

24. The Triangle

This apartment building offers an on-site private fitness center, and is...

25. University East Apartments

Building Description: Historic mid-rise apartment building Amenities: Re...

27. Uptown Apartments

This prime location, in the heart of Cleveland's University Circle neigh...

28. Waldorf Towers

On the top of the hill near Little Italy sits Waldorf Towers Apartments....

Transportation

1. Zipcar: 10831 Magnolia Dr.

Zipcar is University Circle's new car sharing service open to college st...

2. Zipcar: Ford Rd. Garage

Zipcar is University Circle's new car sharing service open to college st...

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