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Uptown Business Association (UBA) is an association of businesses located in Cleveland's Uptown neighborhoods of Buckeye-Shaker, Fairfax, Glenville, Hough, Little Italy and University Circle. We are dedicated to increasing the public's awareness of our business members' offerings and to organizing initiatives which enhance the quality of life for residents and the overall experience for visitors.

Our members share a common goal of providing quality products and services, resulting in strong customer satisfaction and sustainable business growth. We consider our businesses to be paramount to the continued growth and vitality of the area in and around University Circle.

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In 2015, UBA hosted Showcase in the Circle to celebrate businesses from the Uptown neighborhoods. Congratulations to the 2015 Showcase in the Circle Business Award Winners and all businesses that saw success in 2015.

Click here to see all award winners

New Members

Alexander Mann Solutions
1301 E.9th St, Suite 1200
Cleveland, Ohio 44114

Waldorf Towers Apartments
2300 Overlook Rd.
Cleveland Heights, Ohio 44106

Transplant House of Cleveland
2007 E. 115th St.
Cleveland, OH 44106
(216) 938-9553

10001 Chester Ave
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
(844) 880-9145

Become a Member

Members of UBA enjoy many benefits. Join today and participate in the growth and future success of Cleveland's Uptown.

Some benefits include:

  • Free education and networking events
  • Business listing in UBA membership directory
  • Business listing on UBA webpage at
  • Business marketing through UBA social media networks
  • Access to all UBA communications
  • Discounts on goods and services from other UBA members
  • Marketing opportunities at local fairs, events and University Circle Visitor Center with reduced rates at selected fairs



Uptown Business Association/University Circle Inc. is one of the 35+ affiliate chambers of the Council of Smaller Enterprises (COSE). With this affiliation comes extended benefits to our members at reduced or no cost.


COSE Dual Membership

When you join both UBA and COSE, you gain access to even more benefits, resources and impact. With a dual membership, you strengthen your presence in University Circle and the Northeast Ohio region. Dual members of both UBA and COSE receive a refund of $150 on their COSE member dues. Learn more.

Member List


Ben's Auto Body Specialists
Specializing in auto body collision, repair and refinishing.
8514 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44103

Century Federal Credit Union
10701 East Blvd. Rm 3C-107
Cleveland, Ohio 44106

Citizens Bank
11302 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106

Circle 118/WXZ Residential
The Townhomes at Circle 118 offer architecturally distinctive design that's fresh, flexible and environmentally friendly. The pedestrian-centric design maximizes outdoor space with attached garages encircling a private courtyard.
11805 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106

The Coffee House at University Circle
Located on the first floor of one of the original turn of the century mansions on CWRU's campus, we offer a friendly atmosphere perfect for socializing or studying. We have an amazing patio when the weather is nice and a wood burning fireplace. Stop in!
11300 Juniper Road
Cleveland, OH 44106

Constantino's Market
Stop in. We'll show you what makes Constantino's such a fresh addition to University Circle. Convenient, urban, upscale with all of your basic needs in on elocation. Sit in our cafe or take home your goodies!
11473 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106

Courtyard by Marriott
Opening May 2013. The new state-of-the-art lobby at Courtyard provides greater flexibility and choices for our guests. At the center of it all is The Bistro, your destination for a great breakfast, or drinks and dinner during the evening.
2021 Cornell Road
Cleveland, OH 44106

Fairfax Renaissance Development Corporation
Fairfax Renaissance Development Corporation (FRDC) is a private, non-profit organization whose mission is to improve and enhance the Fairfax neighborhood in Cleveland, Ohio through comprehensive community development.
8111 Quincy Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44104

Famicos Foundation
Famicos Foundation, founded in 1969, is a 501 (3) Community Development Corporation with experience in creating affordable housing for individuals, families and the chronically homeless. We also provide integrated social services to help residents.
1325 Ansel Road
Cleveland, OH 44106

The Glidden House
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places the Glidden House, is a boutique hotel featuring fifty-two traditional rooms and eight mansion suites. Located on the campus of Case Western Reserve University, the Glidden House is within walking distan
1901 Ford Drive
Cleveland, OH 44106

Huntington Bank
11417 Mayfield Road
Cleveland, OH 44106

InterContinental Hotel
The InterContinental Cleveland is situated on the campus of the prestigious Cleveland Clinic Foundation, less than one mile from the University Circle cultural and arts district.
9801 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106

1942 E. 105th Street
Cleveland, OH 44106
(216) 229-2244

L'Albatros Brasserie + Bar
The newest chic eatery to hit the University Circle restaurant scene is now open for lunch and dinner. Owned by Chef Zack Bruell, whose other restaurants include Parallax and Table 45, L'Albatros' menu features contemporary French cuisine.
11401 Bellflower Rd.
Cleveland, OH 44106

Little Italy Wines
Little Italy Wines, located in historical Little Italy, Cleveland, Ohio is a store with years of experience in wine selection. We know of and have available to us great wines from all around the world. We will be happy to help you choose a wine!
12414 Mayfield Rd.
Cleveland, OH 44106

Magnolia Clubhouse Inc./Bloomin' Resale Shop and Art Gallery
Magnolia Clubhouse is a community-based center of psychosocial rehabilitation in University Circle where people who experience mental illness are needed and belong.
11101 Magnolia Drive
Cleveland, OH 44106

Mitchell's Ice Cream
11444 Uptown Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106

Mt. Zion Congregational Church Christian Business League
A group of individual business owners who come together to support each other in business and community/civic initiatives.
10723 Magnolia Drive
Cleveland, OH 44106

Murray Hill Bolt & Spool
An upscale fabric and sewing boutique in historic Little Italy. We carry natural fiber fabric from around the world including wool, silk, cotton, flannel and linen; exquisite ribbons and European lace; unique buttons; sewing patterns.
2026 Murray Hill Road, No. 106A
Cleveland, OH 44106

Murray Hill Market
Murray Hill Market in Cleveland is a contemporary old-fashioned neighborhood corner store selling groceries, imported specialties, and freshly prepared delicacies.
2072 Murray Hill Road
Cleveland, OH 44106

Park Lane Villa
Park Lane Villa is an exclusive luxury hotel-style apartment residence that combines original 1920s grandeur architecture with ultramodern design to assure maximum amenities for today's urban professional lifestyle.
10510 Park Lane
Cleveland, OH 44106

Pennello Gallery
Specializing in contemporary American, Canadian and Israeli fine art and craft. Featuring award winning artists in paintings, studio glass, ceramics, sculpture, wood, furniture, tabletop and jewelry. Bridal registry available by appointment.
12407 Mayfield Road
Cleveland, OH 44106

PNC Bank
2025 Stokes Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44106

Presti's Bakery
Handmade fresh bread, donuts, cookies, cakes and pastries . The bakery has expanded its menu to include a full line of fresh deli salads, pizza, stromboli, lunch and dinner specials as well as a catering menu.
12101 Mayfield Rd.
Cleveland, OH 44106

Rutledge Group
Rutledge Group is Greater Cleveland's go-to firm for business, home, auto and life insurance. As an independent insurance agency, Rutledge Group works for the customer.
13124 Shaker Square
Cleveland, OH 44120

Scratch Pastry
11300 Juniper Road
Cleveland, Ohio 44106

Tricia Kaman Studio/Gallery
Fine Art ~ Portrait and Figurative Oil and Pastel Paintings by international award winning artist, Tricia Kaman. Schedule a sitting for a hand-cut silhouette, pastel painting or sketch of your loved ones. Gift Certificates available.
2026 Murray Hill Road, #202
Cleveland, OH 44106

Tropical Smoothie
11322 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44106

Trotters Dry Cleaners
Trotters offers a complete range of apparel and household linen (e.g. drapery, bedding) care: cleaning, pressing, stain removal, inspection, sorting and garment bagging. Pick-up and delivery are provided.
11401 St Clair Ave
Cleveland, OH 44108

University Circle Police Department
As a full-service police department, the UCPD provides services that are essential to maintaining safety and preventing crime in University Circle.
12100 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106

Visiting Angels at Fairhill Partners
12200 Fairhill Road
Cleveland, OH 44120

Bob Zimmer, Realtor, Keller Williams Realty
Bob ZImmer has over 25 years of experience as an agent, and a passion for the architecture of homes in the Cleveland area. Bob appreciates the unique flavor and attention to detail found in local neighborhoods.

David Schwartz Photography
David Schwartz Photography specializes in portrait and headshot photography. We have clients ranging from large corporations, organizations, small businesses and end consumers. Our images are used for commercial, editorial, promotional and personal materi
2025 Random Road
Cleveland, Ohio 44106

Harvard Title Agency
3611 Prospect Ave.
Cleveland, Ohio 44115

Fairhill Partners
12200 Failhill Road
Cleveland, Ohio 44120

Lake Park Tower
13855 Superior Rd.
East Cleveland, Ohio 44118

Compass Self Storage
1549 Superior Ave
Cleveland, Ohio 44114

CGB Tech Solutions Inc.
2310 Superior Ave. #105
Cleveland, Ohio 44114

The Corner Alley
Located at the heart of the Uptown neighborhood in University Circle, The Corner Alley is your destination for bowling, entertainment, and Italian-inspired cuisine
11409 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, Ohio 44106

First Merit Bank
11427 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
(216) 721-0635

Cleveland Yoga
11461 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, Ohio 44106

Crop Kitchen
11460 Uptown Ave.
Cleveland, Ohio 44106

Ninja City
11301 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, Ohio 44106

Hospice of the Western Reserve
17876 St. Clair Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44110

United Black Fund of Greater Cleveland Inc.
1621 Euclid Ave, Suite 1200
Cleveland, Ohio 44115

Alexander Mann Solutions
1301 E.9th St, Suite 1200
Cleveland, Ohio 44114

Waldorf Towers Apartments
2300 Overlook Rd.
Cleveland Heights, Ohio 44106

Transplant House of Cleveland
2007 E. 115th St.
Cleveland, OH 44106
(216) 938-9553

10001 Chester Ave
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
(844) 880-9145

1942 E 105th St
Cleveland, Ohio 44106

Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage
2929 Richmond Road
Beachwood, Ohio 44122


Supporting Members


APB & Associates, Inc
A business management firm that specializes in consulting, training and project management services; specializing in the integration of processes and systems that assist customers in streamlining operations and eliminating inefficiencies.

Cleveland Home Title
Cleveland Home Title is a full-service title insurance and escrow company with offices in the Cleveland suburb of Westlake. Many of our customers are in Northeast Ohio, but we handle residential and commercial transactions throughout the United States.

Contractors Assistance Association


DigitalJetstream LLC

Fifth Third Bank

Heights-Hillcrest Regional Chamber of Commerce

HLF Homes, Inc.
Developer and contractor to Greater University Circle and surrounding areas.

J.A.C. Business Communications, Inc.

Janis R. Wirt, Realtor, Keller Williams Realty
Janis provides professional residential real estate services to buyers and sellers in and around the world-renowned Greater University Circle! Enjoy personalized attention and a high tech, high touch approach to reaching your goals.

Karlee Smith Limited
Karlee Smith Limited designs and manufactures a complete line of medical compression garments. We provide to hospitals and medical groups safe, quality garments with enhanced levels of comfort and support to help the patients recovery.

LCR Enterprises, LLC.
Providing direct services to customers whose needs revolve around our central lines of business: furniture, records, moving, sustainability, or diversity supply chain. We also provide consulting and management services.

Mosaic Junction
Internet utilities and marketing.

The Ohio Educational Credit Union
The Ohio Educational Credit Union is a non-profit, member-owned, full-service financial cooperative providing a wide array of financial products and services to its members since 1933.

The Riverstone Company
With over 40 years of combined professional experience, the Riverstone Company offer a full range of Civil Engineering, Land Surveying, Planning and Development services throughout Ohio and Florida and is a single source provider.

Third Federal Savings
Regional community bank.

Signs PDQ, Inc.
Certified woman owned business, Edge certified, SBE Cuyahoga County Our business is getting YOURS noticed.

Spartan Electrical Inc.

Welty Building Company Ltd.
Welty Building Company is a large, thriving commercial builder with over half a century of experience. We're leaders in Construction Management, innovators in the use of technology, stewards of the environment, and believers in the community.

Weiss Movers + Storage Inc.
Weiss Movers is a owner-operated residential and commercial moving company serving Northeast Ohio for over 50 years. We employ qualified, trained professional movers whose goal is to make your moving experience as safe and stress free as possible.

Western Reserve Technology LTD
A value added reseller committed to delivering customer value by helping you get the most from your IT spend. We help you design solutions around industry standard platforms, ensuring best of breed technology.

Contract Transport Services Inc.
We are one of the #1 transportation companies in Northeast Ohio. Our mission has been and always will be to strive for quality, timeliness, and of course, to serve our customer.

The Lincoln Moving and Storage Co.

The Connected Concierge

Dick Group Consultants

First Federal of Lakewood
(216) 529-2700


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