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The same vitality that charges Cleveland Clinic carries through nearly every aspect of life in Greater Cleveland. Cleveland offers a vibrant and versatile metropolitan lifestyle that enhances the educational opportunities here.

The Arts

Adjacent to the Foundation's campus is University Circle, the center of Cleveland's cultural life. Encompassing 525 acres, the University Circle area contains the greatest concentration of museums, cultural activities and churches in the United States.

The Cleveland Museum of Art houses one of the most highly acclaimed art collections in the world.

The internationally renowned Cleveland Orchestra plays at Severance Hall during the fall, winter and spring and at Blossom Music Center, an outdoor amphitheatre, during the summer.

The Cleveland Playhouse, a premier repertory stage company, has a multi-theater complex within 3 blocks of the Foundation. Big name entertainers regularly perform at Blossom Music Center, the downtown Cleveland Music Hall, and Quicken Loans Arena at Gateway. The Cleveland Ballet and Cleveland Opera have found permanent homes at Playhouse Square, a complex of 3 theaters restored to their original 1920's elegance in downtown Cleveland.

The latest addition to Cleveland's cultural scene is the Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame, a lakefront museum which honors the greats of Rock'n'Roll through memorabilia and multi-media exhibits.

Other Educational Opportunities

Cleveland is surrounded by excellent school systems which rank among the nation's best. Many fine private schools are also located within the area. There are more than twenty universities and colleges in the Greater Cleveland area including Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland State University, John Carroll University and Baldwin-Wallace College. Other major educational resources include the Cleveland Art Institute and the Cleveland Music Settlement School, both of which are located minutes from Cleveland Clinic.