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Little Italy Cleveland Racerback

$ 22.00



Locally designed and printed on a triblend racerback tank top.

One of Cleveland's most enduring ethnic neighborhoods, Little Italy was established in the late 19th century by immigrants largely from Italy's Abruzzi region. The residential space to the south of the Lake View Cemetery became occupied with numerous Italian families near the turn of the century. Neighborhood life in Little Italy revolved around both the Holy Rosary (Roman Catholic) Church and the Alta (Settlement) House. In recent times, Little Italy has been able to capitalize on its ethnic heritage and has become a popular shopping and dining destination for people from all over Northeast Ohio.
Michael Sharaba, “Little Italy,” Cleveland Historical