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High life

The sophisticates are wrong about Cleveland, Ohio

Its buildings are beautiful and its residents beat the aggressive slobs that pass for New Yorkers

29 October 2015

9:00 AM

29 October 2015

9:00 AM

To Cleveland, Ohio, where middle America’s middle class begins its great Midwest sprawl. I’ve always wanted to visit Cleveland because the so-called sophisticates poke fun at it. And the place did not disappoint. Beautiful municipal buildings of fascist Roman style line the shores of Lake Erie — public libraries, city halls, opera house, large public spaces, you get my drift.

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