Cleveland A to Z: Published in November 2017, in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Western Reserve Historical Society is a compendium of essays written by John Grabowski, PhD., with vintage images from the Historical Society archives, and contemporary images by Lauren Pacini, Photographer, telling fascinating stories about Greater Cleveland, ranging from the Agora to the Zoo.

ISBN: 978-0-9967844-3-6
Library of Congress Registration: Pending
Format: Paperback; 88 pages; 11-1/2x8"
Price: $19.95

 

 

 

Preserving the Shaker Parklands: Published in September 2016, in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Nature Center at Shaker Lakes, Preserving the Shaker Parklands tells the story of the first half-century of the Nature Center at Shaker Lakes—one of incredible vision, courage, and civic action. Even as the Cuyahoga County Engineer was busy designing a massive highway interchange, the residents of Cleveland Heights and Shaker Heights united to build the Nature Center at the heart of the former North Union Settlement, known by the Shakers as the "Valley of God's Pleasure."

ISBN: 978-0-692-75035-3
Library of Congress Registration: Pending
Format: Hardbound w/Dust Jacket; 196 pages; 10x8"
Price: $39.95

 

 

Renaissance on East 9th Street: Published in December 2014 by Artography Press. Renaissance on East 9th Street recounts the story of Cleveland Trust Company, from its founding in 1894, through the opening of its headquarters at Euclid and East 9th Street in 1908,and its acquisition by Society National Bank in 1992, to the renovation, restoration and repurposing of its complex for mixed-use, including residential and officee space in the 1010 Building, a fine food grocer in the Rotunda, luxury hotel and apartments in The 9 (formerly the Breuer Tower), and the new Cuyahoga County Administration Building.

ISBN: 978-0-692-28139-0
Library of Congress Registration: TXu 00 192 7812
Format: Hardbound; 120 pages; 10-7/8 x 8-1/2"
Price: $39.95

 

 

The Ever-Whirling Winds of Change: Published in May 2014 by the Western Reserve Historical Society, in cooperation with Artography Press. The Ever-Whirling Winds of Change recounts the story of Saint Luke's Hospital from 1894 to 2014. The narrative is accompanied by vintage photographs from the Saint Luke's Archives (Western Reserve Historical Society), and contemporary photographs by the author.

ISBN: 0 911-704-63-9
Library of Congress Registration: TXu 1 908 028
Format: Hardbound w/ Dust Jacket; 240 pages; 10-7/8 x 8-1/2"
Price: $39.95

 

 

Shattered Dreams Revisited: Published in May, 2012, in co-operation with the Western Reserve Historical Society, Shattered Dreams Revisited is a collection of 54 black and white photographs examining the death and the rebirth of the Midwest industrial city. The photographs are accompanied by the author's narrative and prose and poetry inspired by the photographs, submitted by Cleveland-area students. Although the story takes place in Cleveland, it takes place throughout America's post-industrial Midwest.

ISBN: 0 911-704-63-9
Library of Congress Registration: TXu 1-799-824
Format: Hardbound w/ Dust Jacket; 160 pages; 10x8"
Price: $39.95