Feb 21, 2020

29 Things We Love About Playhouse Square and the District

In honor of leap year, we decided to take a moment to show appreciation for 29 things we absolutely love about Playhouse Square and the District (in no particular order).


1. Bin 216


2. Crowne Plaza Cleveland 

The official hotel of Playhouse Square.


3. Cibreo Italian Kitchen

Providing delicious Italian cuisine right across the street from our theaters, Cibreo is a great stop for dinner before a show.


4. The Lumen

A premier residential experience in the heart of the vibrant Playhouse Square district in downtown Cleveland.



5. Local Businesses



Refinery Barber Shop

Maestro Tailor



6. Corbo's Bakery

Sweet tooth? Corbo's has you covered with their decadent baked goods!


7. GE Chandelier

The world's largest outdoor chandelier is at the heart of our district!



8. Cowell & Hubbard

Cowell & Hubbard's historic background shines throughout the restaurant, creating a heart-warming dining experience.


9. Weddings in the District


10. Our RedCoats

From informative tours to helpful guidance during events, our RedCoats help keep our theaters lively!


11. Ghost Light Restaurant and Lounge

Located in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Ghost Light Restaurant and Lounge is a great spot to eat for the entire family, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.


12. Public Tours


Take a free public tour on select days!


13. Green Rooster Farms


14. DCA Ambassadors

The Downtown Cleveland Alliance Clean and Safe Ambassadors are a key component to keeping Cleveland a safe and fun environment. Call 216-621-6000 for non-emergency safety needs around town.


15. #BWYinCLE

The best of Broadway comes to Cleveland each year as a part of our KeyBank Broadway Series. 


16. Hofbrauhaus Cleveland



17. Parnell's Irish Pub

We love Monday trivia nights!


18. Summer Events on U.S. Bank Plaza

Bring your dancing shoes because you'll find salsa, silent discos and more.


19. Our Historic Theaters

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KeyBank State Theatre

20. Puente Viejo

Puente Viejo serves up traditional Mexican comfort food with a modern twist.


21. Lunch on U.S. Bank Plaza

Between the fresh air and the beautiful cityscape, what could be better than taking a lunch break outside?


22. Our Resident Companies

Cleveland Ballet

Cleveland Play House

Cleveland State University Department of Theatre and Dance


Great Lakes Theatre

Tri-C JazzFest

23. Republic Food and Drink



24. CSU

The beautiful Cleveland State University campus is home to many welcoming students, faculty and staff.


25. Sung's House

We know we can always count on Sung's House to cure our sushi and ramen cravings!


26. Playhouse Square Retro Sign

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27. Yours Truly

Located in Playhouse Square's historical Halle Building, Yours Truly is a great spot to grab a meal and a cocktail in a welcoming atmosphere.


28. Our Downtown Residents and Employees

The Downtown Cleveland residents and employees give the Playhouse Square District a sense of community that keeps it alive.


29. Our Historic Roots