Hidden in Plain View: The ICA

    One of Cleveland’s treasures is hidden in plain view in more ways than one. Are you familiar with the Intermuseum Conservation Association (ICA)? The ICA was the first regional, non-profit art conservation/preservation center in the United States, founded in 1952 on the Oberlin College campus. It has been imitated around the country, but…

Read More ›

Detroit Superior Bridge: The Views

Well, we knew it would be an interesting walk… and the views! Having walked the Detroit-Superior Bridge from the west end to the east end and back, there was plenty to see and appreciate. It was heartening to see all of the folks who came to ride their bikes or stroll with their families. Here…

Read More ›

Carnegie West Library: Beauty Surrounds the Books

We admit it. We are partial to libraries. Books. Architecture. History. Add them all up and this is what you get:       See what we mean? Meet the Carnegie West Library.     Opened in 1910, its classical style and triangular, park-like setting cause you to slow down as you drive by, wondering…

Read More ›

Tiffany in Cleveland

One of Cleveland’s treasures has been described as an outdoor museum and arboretum. Lake View Cemetery was established in 1869, the final resting place for many famous (oil magnate John D. Rockefeller, Western Union Telegraph founder Jeptha Wade) and infamous people. Wade Chapel, named after Jeptha Wade, was opened in 1902. Louis Comfort Tiffany not…

Read More ›

CLE’s Tiffany at CMA

To all of you glass lovers out there, have you connected with Louis Comfort Tiffany, presently on display at the Cleveland Museum of Art? We are big fans of Tiffany’s glass and were delighted to catch the display of his iridescent glass bowl and stained glass window in a rather small, discreet location just off…

Read More ›

Savannah Web Design by EliteSouth