Cain Park Amphitheater – Cleveland Heights OH

Description

Workers from the Works Progress Administration (WPA) constructed the amphitheater at Cain Park in Cleveland Heights, Ohio during the 1930s.

“CAIN PARK THEATER was the first municipally owned and operated outdoor theater in the U.S. … A permanent 3,000-seat open-air auditorium and 80′ stagehouse were built by Italian stonemasons working under the WPA and dedicated on 10 Aug. 1938.”

Source notes

https://clevelandhistorical.org/items/show/193#.VfeZgWOd2M8
https://ech.case.edu/cgi/article.pl?id=CPT

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on September 14, 2015.

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Location Info


Evans Amphitheater
Cleveland Heights, OH

Coordinates: 41.507821, -81.561568

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