Cleveland, Ohio is a seat of Cuyahoga County located in the northeast part of the state on Lake Erie, approximately 60 miles west of Pennsylvania border. It obtained its name from their leader, General Moses Cleveland. The city was founded in 1796 and became a manufacturing center due to its location at the head of numerous canals and railroad lines.
However, when manufacturing declined, Cleveland, Ohio diversified its source of income to service economy such as financial service, insurance, legal and health care sectors.
Downtown architecture is diverse in Cleveland, Ohio. Most of its buildings and infrastructures are clustered around an open mall and share common neoclassical architectures. Samples of these buildings are the Cleveland Public Library, Public Auditorium, City Hall and Cuyahoga County Courthouse.
Most of Cleveland, Ohio tourist attractions, besides the buildings already mentioned are centered in cultural, educational, and medical institutions. It has the Cleveland Botanical Garden, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals, Severance hall, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Museum of Natural History and Western Reserve Historical Society.
In the field of sports, the city also hosts several professional teams including the infamous Cleveland Indians of the Major League Baseball and Cleveland Cavaliers in National Basketball Association.