The Euclid Heights Allotment: A Palimpsest of the 19th Century Search for Real Estate Value in Cleveland's East End
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The Euclid Heights Allotment was a late nineteenth predecessor to the Van Sweringen brothers' Shaker Heights development, anticipating many of the themes of its more famous successor. Located on the heights overlooking Case Western Reserve University, Euclid Heights was the first elite subdivision to marry new electric streetcar technology with the romantic appeal of Cleveland's heights and provide a sheltered, restricted residential community for the wealthy citizens gradually moving out Euclid Avenue to the University Circle area.
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Barrow, William C., "The Euclid Heights Allotment: A Palimpsest of the 19th Century Search for Real Estate Value in Cleveland's East End" (1997). Cleveland Memory. 58.