Cleveland

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Cleveland is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio, and the county seat of Cuyahoga County.wikipedia
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Greater Cleveland

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Greater Cleveland is ranked as the 33rd-largest metropolitan area in the U.S., with 2,057,009 people in 2018.
The Cleveland metropolitan area, or Greater Cleveland as it is more commonly known, is the metropolitan area surrounding the city of Cleveland in Northeast Ohio, United States.

Cuyahoga River

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It was founded in 1796 near the mouth of the Cuyahoga River by General Moses Cleaveland.
The Cuyahoga River (, or ) is a river in the United States, located in Northeast Ohio, that runs through the city of Cleveland and feeds into Lake Erie.

Cleveland Orchestra

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The city's major cultural institutions include the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Cleveland Orchestra, Playhouse Square, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The Cleveland Orchestra, based in Cleveland, is one of the five American orchestras informally referred to as the "Big Five".

Cleveland Museum of Art

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The city's major cultural institutions include the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Cleveland Orchestra, Playhouse Square, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) is an art museum in Cleveland, Ohio, located in the Wade Park District, in the University Circle neighborhood on the city's east side.

Economy of Greater Cleveland

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Cleveland's economy relies on diversified sectors such as manufacturing, financial services, healthcare, biomedicals, and higher education.
The metropolitan area based in Cleveland is the 33rd largest in the country, and is home to over 2 million people.

Lorenzo Carter

The first permanent settler in Cleaveland was Lorenzo Carter, who built a cabin on the banks of the Cuyahoga River.
Major Lorenzo Carter was the first permanent settler in Cleveland, Ohio.

John D. Rockefeller

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In 1870, John D. Rockefeller founded Standard Oil in Cleveland.
Rockefeller was born into a large family in upstate New York that moved several times before eventually settling in Cleveland, Ohio.

Moses Cleaveland

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It was founded in 1796 near the mouth of the Cuyahoga River by General Moses Cleaveland.
Moses Cleaveland (January 29, 1754 – November 16, 1806) was a lawyer, politician, soldier and surveyor, from Connecticut who founded the U.S. city of Cleveland, Ohio, while surveying the Western Reserve in 1796.

Ohio and Erie Canal

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It grew rapidly after the 1832 completion of the Ohio and Erie Canal.
It connected Akron with the Cuyahoga River near its outlet on Lake Erie in Cleveland, and a few years later, with the Ohio River near Portsmouth.

Cleveland Metroparks

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Known as "The Forest City" among many other nicknames, Cleveland serves as the center of the Cleveland Metroparks nature reserve system.
Eighteen reservations, which largely encircle the city of Cleveland, following along some shores of Lake Erie and the rivers and creeks that flow through the region.

Cleveland in the American Civil War

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Cleveland witnessed rapid growth after the American Civil War.
Cleveland, Ohio, was an important Northern city during the American Civil War.

Cleveland Indians

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By 1920, the year in which the Cleveland Indians won their first World Series championship, Cleveland had grown into a densely-populated metropolis of 796,841 with a foreign-born population of 30%, making it the fifth largest city in the nation.
The Cleveland Indians are an American professional baseball team based in Cleveland, Ohio.

List of nicknames for Cleveland

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Known as "The Forest City" among many other nicknames, Cleveland serves as the center of the Cleveland Metroparks nature reserve system.
Below is a list of nicknames for the city of Cleveland, Ohio.

Jordan Motor Car Company

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Its businesses included automotive companies such as Peerless, People's, Jordan, Chandler, and Winton, maker of the first car driven across the U.S. Other manufacturers in Cleveland produced steam-powered cars, which included White and Gaeth, as well as the electric car company Baker.
The Jordan Motor Car Company now known as Jordan Automobiles, LLC was founded in 1916 in Cleveland, Ohio by Edward S. "Ned" Jordan, a former advertising executive from Thomas B. Jeffery Company of Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Winton Motor Carriage Company

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Its businesses included automotive companies such as Peerless, People's, Jordan, Chandler, and Winton, maker of the first car driven across the U.S. Other manufacturers in Cleveland produced steam-powered cars, which included White and Gaeth, as well as the electric car company Baker.
The Winton Motor Carriage Company was a pioneer United States automobile manufacturer based in Cleveland, Ohio.

Peerless Motor Company

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Its businesses included automotive companies such as Peerless, People's, Jordan, Chandler, and Winton, maker of the first car driven across the U.S. Other manufacturers in Cleveland produced steam-powered cars, which included White and Gaeth, as well as the electric car company Baker.
The Peerless Motor Car Company was an American automobile manufacturer that produced the Peerless brand of motorcars in Cleveland, Ohio, from 1900 to 1931.

Ohio

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Cleveland is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio, and the county seat of Cuyahoga County.
Akron, Canton, Cleveland, Mansfield, and Youngstown are in the Northeast, known for major industrial companies Goodyear Tire and Rubber and Timken, top ranked colleges Case Western Reserve University and Kent State University, the Cleveland Clinic, and cultural attractions including the Cleveland Museum of Art, Big Five group Cleveland Orchestra, Playhouse Square, the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Great Lakes

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This key link between the Ohio River and the Great Lakes connected it to the Atlantic Ocean via the Erie Canal and Hudson River, and later via the St. Lawrence Seaway.
Reports about this issue on the U.S. side highlight five large municipal systems (those of Detroit, Cleveland, Buffalo, Milwaukee and Gary) as being the largest current periodic sources of untreated discharges into the Great Lakes.

Cleveland crime family

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The ban on alcohol led to the rise of speakeasies throughout the city and organized crime gangs, such as the Mayfield Road Mob, who smuggled bootleg liquor across Lake Erie from Canada into Cleveland.
The Cleveland crime family or Cleveland Mafia is the collective name given to a succession of organized crime gangs based in Cleveland, Ohio, in the United States.

May Day riots of 1919

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In 1919, the city attracted national attention amid the First Red Scare for the Cleveland May Day Riots, in which socialist demonstrators clashed with anti-socialists.
The May Day riots of 1919 were a series of violent demonstrations that occurred throughout Cleveland, Ohio on May 1 (May Day), 1919.

City Beautiful movement

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The era of the City Beautiful movement in Cleveland architecture, this period also saw wealthy patrons support the establishment of the city's major cultural institutions.
The movement, which was originally associated mainly with Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, and Washington, D.C., promoted beauty not only for its own sake, but also to create moral and civic virtue among urban populations.

Halle Brothers Co.

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The era of the flapper also marked the beginning of the golden age in Downtown Cleveland retail, centered on major department stores Higbee's, Bailey's, the May Company, Taylor's, Halle's, and Sterling Lindner Davis, which collectively represented one of the largest and most fashionable shopping districts in the country, often compared to New York's Fifth Avenue.
Halle Brothers Co. of Cleveland, Ohio, commonly referred to as Halle's, is a defunct department store chain.

Erie Canal

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This key link between the Ohio River and the Great Lakes connected it to the Atlantic Ocean via the Erie Canal and Hudson River, and later via the St. Lawrence Seaway.
In 1800, it typically took 2½ weeks to travel overland from New York to Cleveland, Ohio, (460 mi) and 4 weeks to Detroit (612 mi).

List of United States cities by population

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The city proper has a population of 385,525, making it the 52nd-largest city in the United States and the second-largest city in Ohio.

White Motor Company

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Its businesses included automotive companies such as Peerless, People's, Jordan, Chandler, and Winton, maker of the first car driven across the U.S. Other manufacturers in Cleveland produced steam-powered cars, which included White and Gaeth, as well as the electric car company Baker.
Before World War II, the company was based in Cleveland, Ohio.