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From the early 1940s to the mid-1960s, Pla-Mor Roller Rink at 10626 Cedar Avenue was the only Black-owned skating rink in Cleveland. In addition to roller skating, Pla-Mor hosted popular bands in its ballroom. After changing its name to the University Party Center in 1965, the venue burned down during the Hough Uprising of the […]

Alhambra Bowling Center

Alhambra Bowling Co. was located in the Euclid-105th Market building. It was reported for discriminatory treatment of Black bowlers in 1940. Additional information coming soon. Resources “Call-Post Columnist Wins Cash for Bowling Jim-Crow.” Call & Post. February 1, 1941.