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Steelyard Commons - Cleveland Ohio

Steelyard Commons

(© J S Muscatello; cc license) Steelyard Commons - Cleveland Ohio

Steelyard Commons

(© J S Muscatello; cc license) Steelyard Commons - Cleveland Ohio

Steelyard Commons

(© J S Muscatello/cc license)

Steelyard Commons, located at the edge of Cleveland's industrial valley, has risen from the LTV Steel's abandoned No. 2 finishing mill. The mixed use shopping center combines retail outlets, restaurants, a playground, and hiking and biking trails -- all in the heart of the city.

History:

Steelyard Commons, which began opening in January of 2007, is the first shopping center to be build within the city of Cleveland in decades. The site, the former LTV Steel finishing mill, combines retail, restaurants, and recreation facilities. The design pays homage to the site's industrial background and makes use of reclaimed steel framing as well as a variety of salvaged artifacts. The $90 million shopping center has created more than 1,800 full-time jobs to date.

The Stores:

Steelyard Commons features 700,000 square feet of retail space. The stores include:

  • Home Depot
  • Target
  • Adli's
  • Walmart
  • Old Navy
  • Marshall's
  • Petco
  • Staples
  • Rue 21
  • GNC
  • Dots

 

The Restaurants:

Restaurants at Steelyard Commons include:

  • Steak and Shake
  • Chipolte
  • Applebee's
  • Starbuck's
  • IHOP

 

Steelyard Commons as a Park:

In addition to the retail space and restaurants, Steelyard Commons features miles of hiking and biking trails that link to the Ohio Erie Canal towpath. Future plans for the site include a playground, with activities for both children and adults and a stop on the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad.

Getting to Steelyard Commons:

Steelyard Commons is located at the intersection of I-71 and the Jennings Freeway, with access from the W.14th St. exits and from the W. 7th St. exit of I-490. There are signs on the area highways marking the way.

(Last updated 8-11-13)

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