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Top 4 Reasons to Live in East Cleveland, OH

  • Surrounded by the city of Cleveland to its west, north and southwestern edges, East Cleveland is the large city's first suburb. With a population hovering around 17,843, East Cleveland has become its own city with its own unique history, culture and flavor. Famous for the world's first industrial park and the famous 'Millionaire's Row' that lasted until the 1920s, East Cleveland has something for everyone to enjoy.

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  • History! Home to the world's first Industrial park and the historic 'Millionaire's Row,' East Cleveland has a rich history that it's residents are proud to embrace. Nela Park was the world's first industrial park when it was built in 1911 and continues its operations today. Added to the National Register of Historic Places, it is currently the operating headquarters of GE Lighting; the site is set up like a college campus in Georgian Revival style architecture and has a world-famous lighting display at Christmas. 'Millionaire's Row' was established in the 1860s and lasted until the 1920s, and was so named for the estates that lined Euclid Avenue, home to such famous millionaires as John D. Rockefeller. Eighteen of the original homes still stand today.
  • Great for renters! With 64% of its residents renting, East Cleveland has proven to be a great place for those who aren't ready to buy a piece of property. With rental rates hovering at $617, it is also an affordable city for those just making their start in the world. Terrace Rd, City Center and Superior Ave are the most popular neighborhoods for renters at the moment.
  • Nature! East Cleveland is separated into two different sections: the hill, which houses the Forest Hill Historic district, and the McGregor Home with the flat land that surrounds it. This land has three notable parks in the city limits, including Forest Hill Park; the green space was deeded to the city of East Cleveland by its famous resident, John D. Rockefeller Jr. in 1936. On the National Register of Historic places, the park maintains much of its open green space. It also boasts six baseball diamonds, walking trails, picnic areas and tennis courts. East Cleveland has great access to Lake Erie as well, which makes getting out onto the water a breeze.
  • Rising Appreciation rates! East Cleveland has seen appreciation rates rise for the past two years. Their rates have risen over 3.3% in the past year alone, giving those who are looking to buy a house, or for places to rent to own, good stability on their investments. The neighborhoods of Euclid Ave, Woodworth Rd, Superior Ave and Northfield Ave have seen the highest appreciation rates over the past several years.