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South Collinwood - Part 3

This was the third section run of the South Collinwood neighborhood:   "The South Collinwood neighborhood is a mixture of residential enclaves interspersed with industrial districts that developed along the rail lines which followed the southern shore of Lake Erie. Industrial development accelerated rapidly following the construction of the Collinwood Yards rail switching center and freight yard. It became a neighborhood of Cleveland when the villages of Collinwood and Nottingham were annexed to the City in 1910 and 1913. Most of the housing dates from before 1930 with the oldest cluster, from the late 1800s, located around East 152 nd north of St. Clair." Map: Run 1 , Run 2 , Run 3 , Run 4 Distance This Run:  10.3 miles Distance So Far:  639.3 miles This welcome sign greets you at the intersection of St. Clair Ave & E. 152nd in Five Points . This former factory on the corner of E. 147th & Velour Ave was built in 1942. Its last use was a business incubator called the