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You may be investing in a house, but you'll want to be close enough to downtown Cleveland for work. Don't worry, because your new house in the Cleveland Theater District is a short 17-minute walk from downtown and a mere 4 minutes away by car.
Given your proximity to the busy downtown area, you'll never have to worry about having nothing to do on nights and weekends. The beauty of a house in an urban area is the ability to stretch your legs at home while taking full advantage of the city's nightlife.
Fans of public art will appreciate the famous "Free Stamp" at nearby Willard Park. This enormous sculpture was created by Claes Oldenburg and Cossje van Bruggen. It also provides plenty of grass if you feel like enjoying a good book outdoors. Additionally, there's the Perk Plaza, which seamlessly integrates a beautiful park into its urban surroundings. Similar to New York's Bryant Park, the space offers plenty of seating for visitors, as well as a greenspace and even a forest of light wands.
Sports fans, rejoice. When you live in a house in the Cleveland, you've got quick access to live sporting events. You'll appreciate the 9-minute walk to Progressive Field, home of the Cleveland Indians. Football lovers will want to frequent FirstEnergy Stadium, which takes less than a half hour to walk to and is only 5 minutes away by car. While you're there, be sure to visit the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. This attraction explores the history of rock and roll, honors current singers and looks to the futures of young stars. If you're a sucker for documentaries, you'll definitely want to check out all the films the museum has to offer.
If you're looking to take some continuing education courses, you can rest easy knowing that Cleveland State University offers a number of classes and is located only 7 minutes away by foot. With so many options nearby, you're right in the center of a plethora of activity.
Patrons of the performing arts will find themselves in Cleveland's theater mecca. Moving into your new house in Cleveland puts you in the middle of a series of venues. You'll be able to attend various local performances, as well as Broadway touring productions.
PlayhouseSquare Center hosts nine unique venues, all of which you'll want to visit. You can drop into the historic Palace Theatre, which hosted world-famous performers such as Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Houdini, Bob Hope, The Three Stooges and many more.
If you're looking for a less traditional theater experience, go into Kennedy's Theatre, located beneath the Ohio Theatre's lobby. This intimate performance space is a great place to go with friends. Additionally, Kennedy's Cabaret is available for private events.
Die-hard fans of theater sets will want to frequent Second Stage, a versatile theater space that can be reconfigured into four different modes. Every show will not only be different onstage, it will be different for the audience as well. If you want to check out local upcoming performances, look no further than the Helen Rosenfeld Lewis Bialosky Lab Theatre, which lends its space to students from Cleveland State University and Case Western Reserve University.
When you move into your house in the Cleveland Theater District, you'll have more than enough activities to keep you busy every night and on weekends. However, the possibilities aren't limited to the performing arts. You'll be able to enjoy the outdoors, watch live sports and much more. For a neighborhood as bright as lively as you are, look no further than the Cleveland Theater District.