A City of Neighborhoods: Ethnic Enclaves in Cleveland


Ohio has attracted immigrants from around the world whose cultures and traditions help make our cities so vibrant. Experience the sights, sounds, and flavors of ethnic Cleveland with host Karen Schaefer. Start the drive on Cleveland's west side at the intersection of Detroit Avenue and West Boulevard.


Begin each track at the location indicated. Important sites from the tour are marked on the map and under each track heading. Sites that are highlighted in blue link to additional information.

Track 1

Begin at Detroit Avenue and West Boulevard GPS:41.479718, -81.753315
  • La Sagrada Familia Church
  • Gordon Square Arts District
  • Edgewater Park

Track 2

Turn South on West 25th Street from Detroit Avenue GPS: 41.491385, -81.707350

Track 3

Return to Detroit Avenue and drive East towards Public Square GPS: 41.491783, -81.706505
  • Terminal Tower
  • Old Stone Church
  • Cleveland Hungarian Heritage Society

Track 4

Drive East on Payne Avenue GPS: 41.503633, -81.684074
  • Asia Town

Track 5

Drive East on Euclid Avenue GPS: 41.503604, -81.615331

Track 6

Drive South on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and return to Euclid Avenue going East GPS: 41.505647, -81.612070
  • Severance Hall
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Cozad Bates House

Track 7

Drive East on Mayfield Road GPS: 41.508620, -81.602149
  • Holy Rosary Church
  • Little Italy Neighborhood
  • Alta House
  • Lakeview Cemetery


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