When you combine food, art and history with the city of Cleveland, you’d be hard pressed to find a better place to visit than Tremont. Known for its extraordinary food scene, Tremont has recently upgraded itself with new homes, condos, and building renovations, while retaining its historical value.
There are a bunch of things that make Tremont special for us.To help introduce you to Tremont, the Cleveland Bricks team has put together a list of reasons why you should move or visit this vibrant neighborhood of Cleveland.
Chad Jones: Tremont is Home to Cleveland’s foodie renaissance
Besides LeBron James, one of the major reasons for Cleveland’s resurgence can be directly tied to food. The one neighborhood leading the charge was Tremont. It’s a foodie paradise for those that love trying out cuisines from the different corners of the world. It’s no surprise that the neighborhood is home to some world renowned chef’s and restaurants. Apart from the fine dining experiences, the neighborhood has its fair share of takeouts and fast food eateries for those that like to grab a quick bite to eat. I’m not going to list them all(there are a lot), so here is a link to 28 Tremont restaurants that should be on your foodie bucket list.
Mitch Bihuniak: It’s all about the Taste Of Tremont
You will never get bored living in Tremont. Chad mentioned the bars and restaurants, but the neighborhood offers so much more, such as coffee shops, art-exhibits and year-round festivals. Taste of Tremont is the king of festivals. Boasting a mix of locally produced food, drinks, art and clothing, “The Taste” happens every 3rd Sunday of July. If you haven’t been, you’re missing out.
Some other festivals you should be aware of include Septembers Tremont Art and Cultural Festival held in September, monthly art walks (held every 2nd friday) and St. Johns Polish Labor Day Festival.
Liz Copperman: Tremont is a shopper’s paradise
Are you a shopaholic? If yes, then you’ve hit the jackpot, as this city offers a collection of vintage stores and boutiques.. You will find yourself discovering home decor items and fashion trends that are unique to the neighborhood. Here are some places that are often frequented rage with the residents and the tourists:
- Banyan Tree
- April snow
- A separate Reality
- Atmosphere Gallery
This isn’t the complete list, you can browse through the stores yourself and see what suits your taste.
Teresa Alto: The Architecture of the Historical Churches
Did you know it is home to the highest concentration of historic churches in the country? From Greek Orthodox and Lutheran to Polish Roman Catholic,each of these churches represent the era they were built in. Some notable churches include:
- Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption– built in 1912 and located on W. 14th St.
- St. Augustine’s Catholic Church – Opened its doors in 1870 and is located on W.14th. This church reminds you of the victorian era with its splendid architecture.
- St. Theodosius Russian Orthodox Church – Built in 1911, it is known for its onion shaped domes.
- Zion United Church of Christ – Built in 1885, it is home to a 175-foot steeple and and excellent community outreach program.
- St. John Cantius – Built in 1925, it is the heart of the area’s Polish community in the area.
You won’t be bored for a single day if you decide to choose Tremont as your next home or even just for a trip!