When the Palace Theatre (now Connor Palace) opened in 1922, the Keith Building (in which it's located) was the tallest building in downtown Cleveland. The "stick-built" sign on top of the building was the largest electrical sign in the world. Our retro sign is a nod to our 1920s-era roots, evoking the feel of the Keith Building sign. Rising to a height of 44 feet, the retro sign features 9-foot tall letters and 3-inch LED bulbs. Spanning the Cowell and Hubbard and Woolworth buildings near East 13th Street and Euclid Avenue, the retro sign casts its glow over U.S. Bank Plaza.
The Playhouse Square retro sign frame changes color for:
Want to know when the retro sign is changing color? See the calendar below. On all other nights, the retro sign frame lights up in its standard palette. The retro sign letters are white at all times.
Requests for color changes are not accepted at this time.
October 31: Orange - Halloween
November 11: Red, White & Blue - Veteran's Day
November 13: Wine & Gold - Cleveland Cavaliers
November 21: Wine & Gold - Cleveland Cavaliers
December 8: Wine & Gold - Cleveland Cavaliers
December 15: Brown & Orange - Cleveland Browns
December 25: Red & Green - Christmas
January 13: Wine & Gold - Cleveland Cavaliers
February 14: Red - Valentine's Day
March 11: Wine & Gold - Cleveland Cavaliers
March 17: Green - St. Patrick's Day
April 1: Wine & Gold - Cleveland Cavaliers
April 21: Pastels - Easter