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Cleveland Municipal Stadium (razed)


  • Address: Erieview Dr
  • Lost Category: Lost Structure


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1930/00/00 Osborn Engineering Co Engineer Construction begins on Cleveland Municipal Stadium. The engineering by the Osborn Engineering Company features an early use of structural aluminum.
1931/07/01 Walker and Weeks Architect Designed by Walker and Weeks, Cleveland Stadium is dedicated.
1931/07/03 Max Schmeling and Young Stribling box in a World Heavyweight Championship before 37,000 fans.
1931/08/00 Armen H Tashjian Author The completion of Cleveland Stadium inspires Armen Tashjian to write an article on the historical transition from the masonry bearing-wall to the curtain wall, an excellent statement of the application of logic and rationalism in C20 architecture. Advent of the Curtain wall
1933/07/31 Cleveland Indians play their first game at Cleveland Stadium, losing to the Philadelphia Athletics' great pitcher Lefty Grove 1-0 in front of a then-major-league-record crowd of 80,184.
1935/09/24 Roman Catholic Church's Seventh Eucharistic Congress is hosted by theDiocese of Cleveland, attracting 75,000 to a midnight mass on 24 September 1935 and an estimated 125,000 to Eucharistic service the following day.
1954/09/12 A league record 84,587 people attend a Yankees-Indians game.
1960/04/19 The Detroit Tigers and Cleveland Indians played 15 innings on Opening Day, tying the record for the longest Opening-Day game.
1960/06/17 Ted Williamshits his 500th career home run.
1966/08/14 The Beatles Performers The Beatles leap into the dog pound at the Municipal Stadium (razed 1997), Cleveland, US. The Beatles' Final Tour
1970/06/21 Detroit's Cesar Gutierrezgets seven hits in seven at bats in 12 innings.
1974/06/04 Ten Cent Beer Night: The Indians host theTexas Rangers while promoting unlimited beer for 10 cents a cup. Due to the rowdiness of the intoxicated fans, the Indians were forced to forfeit the game.
1974/06/23 The Beach Boys Performer The Beach Boys rock and roll with Lynyrd Skynyrd, Joe Walsh and Barnstorm at Cleveland Stadium during the 1st World Series of Rock. World Series of Rock Concerts
1974/06/23 Lynyrd Skynyrd Performer The Beach Boys rock and roll with Lynyrd Skynyrd, Joe Walsh and Barnstorm at Cleveland Stadium during the 1st World Series of Rock. World Series of Rock Concerts
1974/08/04 Emerson, Lake and Palmer Performers Emerson, Lake and Palmer, Climax Blues Band, James Gang jam at Cleveland Stadium during the 2nd World Series of Rock. World Series of Rock Concerts
1974/09/01 Santana Performer Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, The Band, Jesse Colin Young and Santana jam at Cleveland Stadium at the World Series of Rock. World Series of Rock Concerts
1974/09/01 The Band Performer Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, The Band, Jesse Colin Young and Santana jam at Cleveland Stadium at the World Series of Rock. World Series of Rock Concerts
1974/09/01 Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young Performer Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, The Band, Jesse Colin Young and Santana jam at Cleveland Stadium at the World Series of Rock. World Series of Rock Concerts
1975/05/31 Chicago (music group) Performer The Beach Boys and Chicago perform at Cleveland Stadium during the World Series of Rock. World Series of Rock Concerts
1975/05/31 The Beach Boys Performer The Beach Boys and Chicago perform at Cleveland Stadium during the World Series of Rock. World Series of Rock Concerts
1975/06/14 The Rolling Stones Performer The Rolling Stones, Joe Vitale's Madmen, The J Geils Band and Tower of Power rock Cleveland Stadium during the World Series of Rock. World Series of Rock Concerts
1975/07/11 Yes Performer Yes, Ace, Joe Walsh and Michael Stanley Band rock Cleveland Stadium during the World Series of Rock. World Series of Rock Concerts
1975/08/23 Rod Stewart Performer Rod Stewart and Faces, Aerosmith, Blue Oyster Cult, Mahogany Rush and Uriah Heep rock Cleveland Stadium during the World Series of Rock. World Series of Rock Concerts
1975/08/23 Blue Oyster Cult Performer Rod Stewart and Faces, Aerosmith, Blue Oyster Cult, Mahogany Rush and Uriah Heep rock Cleveland Stadium during the World Series of Rock. World Series of Rock Concerts
1975/08/23 Aerosmith Performer Rod Stewart and Faces, Aerosmith, Blue Oyster Cult, Mahogany Rush and Uriah Heep rock Cleveland Stadium during the World Series of Rock. World Series of Rock Concerts
1975/08/23 The Faces Performer Rod Stewart and Faces, Aerosmith, Blue Oyster Cult, Mahogany Rush and Uriah Heep rock Cleveland Stadium during the World Series of Rock. World Series of Rock Concerts
1977/06/05 The Band Performer Ted Nugent, Todd Rundgren's Utopia, Nazareth and Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes rock Cleveland Stadium during the World Series of Rock. World Series of Rock Concerts
1977/06/05 Todd Rundgren Performer Ted Nugent, Todd Rundgren's Utopia, Nazareth and Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes rock Cleveland Stadium during the World Series of Rock. World Series of Rock Concerts
1977/06/25 Pink Floyd Performer Pink Floyd soar in front of 83,199 fans. World Series of Rock Concerts
1977/08/06 Peter Frampton Performer Peter Frampton, Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band, Derringer and The J Geils Band come alive at Cleveland Stadium during the World Series of Rock. World Series of Rock Concerts
1978/07/01 Peter Tosh Performer The Rolling Stones, Peter Tosh and Kansas rock and roll 82,238 fans, reportedly the first concert to gross over 1 million dollars. World Series of Rock Concerts
1978/07/01 The Rolling Stones Performer The Rolling Stones, Peter Tosh and Kansas rock and roll 82,238 fans, reportedly the first concert to gross over 1 million dollars. World Series of Rock Concerts
1978/07/15 Journey Performer Electric Light Orchestra, Journey, Foreigner and Trickster rock Cleveland Stadium during the World Series of Rock. World Series of Rock Concerts
1978/07/15 Electric Light Orchestra Performer Electric Light Orchestra, Journey, Foreigner and Trickster rock Cleveland Stadium during the World Series of Rock. World Series of Rock Concerts
1978/08/26 Fleetwood Mac Performer Fleetwood Mac, The Cars, Todd Rundgren and Utopia and Bob Welch rock Cleveland Stadium during the World Series of Rock. World Series of Rock Concerts
1978/08/26 Todd Rundgren Performer Fleetwood Mac, The Cars, Todd Rundgren and Utopia and Bob Welch rock Cleveland Stadium during the World Series of Rock. World Series of Rock Concerts
1978/08/26 The Cars Performer Fleetwood Mac, The Cars, Todd Rundgren and Utopia and Bob Welch rock Cleveland Stadium during the World Series of Rock. World Series of Rock Concerts
1979/07/28 AC-DC Performer Aerosmith, ACDC, Journey, Scorpions, Ted Nugent and Thin Lizzy rock Cleveland Stadium during the World Series of Rock. World Series of Rock Concerts
1979/07/28 Thin Lizzy Performer Aerosmith, ACDC, Journey, Scorpions, Ted Nugent and Thin Lizzy rock Cleveland Stadium during the World Series of Rock. World Series of Rock Concerts
1979/07/28 Aerosmith Performer Aerosmith, ACDC, Journey, Scorpions, Ted Nugent and Thin Lizzy rock Cleveland Stadium during the World Series of Rock. World Series of Rock Concerts
1979/07/28 The Band Performer Aerosmith, ACDC, Journey, Scorpions, Ted Nugent and Thin Lizzy rock Cleveland Stadium during the World Series of Rock. World Series of Rock Concerts
1979/07/28 Scorpions Performer Aerosmith, ACDC, Journey, Scorpions, Ted Nugent and Thin Lizzy rock Cleveland Stadium during the World Series of Rock. World Series of Rock Concerts
1979/07/28 Journey Performer Aerosmith, ACDC, Journey, Scorpions, Ted Nugent and Thin Lizzy rock Cleveland Stadium during the World Series of Rock. World Series of Rock Concerts
1980/07/19 Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band, Def Leppard, Eddie Money and The J Geils Band rock Cleveland Stadium during the World Series of Rock. World Series of Rock Concerts
1986/08/21 Boston's Spike Owenties a Major League record by scoring six runs.
1987/01/11 The Drive: Late in the AFC Championship Game, John Elway leads the Denver Broncos 98 yards down field for the tying score. Denver wins in overtime, 23-20, earning a spot inSuper Bowl XXI.
1993/10/03 Cleveland Indians play their last game at Cleveland Stadium, losing 4-0 to the Chicago White Sox.
1995/09/02 Opening of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fameis celebrated with an all-star concert which featuredChuck Berry,Bob Dylan,Aretha Franklin,Jerry Lee Lewisand others.
1995/12/17 Last Cleveland Browns game, vs Cincinnati Bengals (win, 26-10)
1996/12/03 Cleveland Stadium Catches on fire during demolition.
1997/03/01 Cleveland Stadium is finally demolished.

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Particulars for Cleveland Municipal Stadium (razed):
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Community Planning and Development
Area of Significance Entertainment - Recreation
Criteria Historic Event
Level of Significance Local
Historic Use Sport Facility



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 13th November 1987

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Cleveland Municipal Stadium
Registry Address: Erieview Dr.
Registry Number: 87002287
Resource Type: Structure
Owner: Local
Architect: Walker and Weeks
Architectural Style: No style listed
Area in Acres: 40
Contributing Structures: 1
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Nominator Name: Nomination Appeal
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Community Planning and Development, Entertainment-recreation, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Significant Year: 1930, 1931
Historic Function: Recreation and Culture
Historic Sub-Function: Sport facility
Current Function: Recreation and Culture
Current Sub-Function: Sport facility

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