Cleveland’s bragging rights are thanks to industrial age success, says history’s John Grabowski

Cleveland’s latest renaissance still owes its biggest debt to those long dead
The Plain Dealer: John Grabowski, the Krieger-Mueller Associate Professor in Applied History, credited the culture and institutions of the industrial age to Cleveland’s success today. “The bragging rights for Cleveland today, the iconic things in the city, still come from those Gilded Age fortunes and that progressive-era thinking,” he said.