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Long before Progressive Field, the area just south of downtown was the site of the Haymarket district, the Central Market and parts of the Big Italy neighborhood. Edward D'Alessandro lived in "the Ginney Block," an Italian immigrant apartment building, until the new Cleveland Union Terminal construction project demolished it in 1928.
ISBN 13: 978-1-936323-29-6 ISBN 10: 1-936323-29-X
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Italian-American housing; Haymarket District
History | United States History
D'Alessandro, Edward A., "The Ginney Block: Reminiscences of an Italian-American Dead-end Street Kid" (2017). Cleveland Memory. 36.