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Downtown Cleveland is the central business district of Cleveland, Ohio. The economic and symbolic center of the city and the Cleveland-Akron-Canton, OH Combined Statistical Area, it is Cleveland's oldest district, with its Public Square laid out by city founder General Moses Cleaveland in 1796.[3]

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Downtown Cleveland
CountryUnited States
  Total3.02 sq mi (7.82 km2)
  Hispanic (of any race)5.3%
  Asian and Pacific Islander10.1%
  Mixed and Other4.9%
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP Codes
44113, 44114, 44115
Area code216
Median income[1]$54,834
Source: 2020 U.S. Census, City Planning Commission of Cleveland[2]

Downtown is bounded by Lake Erie to the north, the Cuyahoga Valley to the west, and Interstate 90 to the south and east.[4][5] It encompasses several subdistricts, and its diverse architecture includes the Cleveland Mall, one of the most complete examples of City Beautiful design in the United States.[6] Downtown's residential population has grown significantly since the 2000s and especially 2010s, registering the largest population growth, by percentage, of any Cleveland neighborhood over that time.[7]