The Center is pleased to announce the newest tour on the Cleveland Historical website and mobile app. Developed with funding from the Cleveland State University Office of the Provost, the new “African Americans” tour emerged from a summer undergraduate research project and fall graduate course directed by Mark Souther. Last summer, Bethany Hollowell, Timothy Klypchak, […]
Cleveland Historical is a mobile application designed to help you find interesting people, places and events in Cleveland history. Explore the city’s rich history through the GPS-enabled map, curated walking tours, historical essays, archival photos, oral history audio, and documentary films. The app is available as a native app for iPhone, iPod Touch, and Android devices, and is also available as a browser-based website for use on your desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone.
For more information, please visit ClevelandHistorical.org.
On September 28, the Ohio Historic Preservation Office awarded its 2013 Public Education & Awareness Award to HistoricShaker.com, a project of the City of Shaker Heights, Shaker Heights Landmark Commission, and Shaker Heights Public Library. In addition to a digital historic building card index that makes it possible to trace the history of this planned […]
We are excited to announce that Spokane Historical, Baltimore Historical, and New Orleans Historical will be up and running as beta proof of concepts in the next six weeks. Mobile Historical is a mobile app platform for iOS & Android, designed to “curate the city” through the use of geo-located historical texts, archival film and […]
Sorry for the long update, but over the summer, we’ve had numerous questions about Cleveland Historical, its features, how it developed, and where we’re going with our mobile projects. Earlier in the summer, we outlined some of those ideas in the Urban History Association Newsletter, linked here, but I thought I’d take another stab at where […]
The Cleveland Historical mobile app is off to a great start, earning two awards in the last few months, adding support for Android devices, releasing a significant update in version 2.0, adding dozens of new sites/topics, and gaining around 5,000 users since launching the first version in November. (more…)
This Thursday, May 26th, at 4pm, Cleveland State University and the Educational Service Center of Cuyahoga County are pleased to present the culminating gala event for our 3-year Teaching American History project, Constructing, Consuming and Conserving America (more…)
We are pleased to announce the official release of the Cleveland Historical mobile app, which is now available for download in the iTunes App Store. While we are extremely excited about this project, we are not content to rest on our laurels. In the coming weeks, we will be refining the content, adding new sites […]
This weekend at Ingenuity Fest in Cleveland, we will be unveiling our latest project, Cleveland Historical, a mobile application debuting for iPhone this Fall. Below we’ve included some teaser images to whet your appetite, but be sure to drop by our booth at Ingenuity for some hands-on mobile history. (more…)