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Trianon Ballroom

Located on Euclid Avenue near East 100th Street on what is now the western addition to East Mount Zion Baptist Church, Trianon Ballroom was a popular dancing venue that attracted top local and national musical acts. The ballroom was built in 1920 as the Crystal Slipper on the property where Dr. Worthy S. Streator had previously lived in one of Euclid Avenue’s “Millionaires’ Row” mansions. In 1936, two years after the Crystal Slipper became the Trianon, the ballroom’s white management opened the venue to African American events. Starting in 1941 and continuing into the late 1970s, the building was used as bowling lanes.

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Trianon Lanes, formerly the Trianon Ballroom, September 1, 1959 | City of Cleveland Board of Zoning Appeals Collection | Cleveland Public Library, Photograph Collection


  • “Chick Webb to Play at Trianon Ballroom Wed.” Call & Post. July 16, 1936.
  • “Cleveland Album.” Cleveland Plain Dealer. September 20, 1959.
  • “Duke Ellington to Play Trianon November 25th.” Call & Post. November 24, 1938.
  • “Five Refused Admission to ‘White’ Count Basie Dance; Dance Inspector Arrested.” Call & Post. December 22, 1938.
9802 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH