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Showing posts from November, 2023

Euclid-Green: Part 1

  This was the first section run of the Euclid Green   neighborhood. Map: Run 1 , Run 2 Distance This Run:  7.7 miles Distance So Far:   673.3 miles Duggan Park  is an 8.7 acre park located at Avalon Road & Olympia Road. It was established in 1950 and features two basketball courts, ball field, playground, shelter and even has a in-ground swimming pool. The park received $325K worth of improvements in 2014. This industrial park at the at the border of Euclid and Cleveland is home to a metal recycling plant, a wood shipping material manufacturer, and a female & family-owned, full-service freight logistics company. Cool house on Avalon Ave. Built in 1918 and has had the same owner for nearly the past 30 years. Pure Soul & Seafood (18025 Euclid Ave) is focused on preparing unique plates with a Creole/Soul twist. They offer signature items like the "Oxtail Philly" and Creole Pasta. Most of the north end of the Euclid-Green neighborhood dead ends into Norfolk Southern

South Collinwood: Part 6

  This was the sixth and final section run of the South Collinwood neighborhood. It included the heart of the historic district known as Nottingham Village . Map: Run 1 , Run 2 Distance This Run:  8.1 miles Distance So Far:   665.6 miles Originally part of Euclid Township, Nottingham Village was organized in 1873 and was annexed by the city of Cleveland in 1912. It was located between East 185th and East 200th Streets, running from Lake Erie to the north and to what is now the Norfolk Southern rail lines to the south. It extended as far west as E. 170th. St. Clair was considered its "main street". The southern half, still called Nottingham Village, is now considered part of South Collinwood. The rest of the village is part of North Collinwood. The Dilles were a prominent family (David Dille Jr was the first actual settler of Euclid) and important figures in Nottingham history. Dille Road is named after them. Founded in 1978, Hospice of the Western Reserve provides palliativ