Fairfax, Cleveland

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Fairfax
Neighborhoods of Cleveland
The historic Karamu House on E.89th Street & Quincy Avenue is one of the nation's oldest African-American theaters.
The historic Karamu House on E.89th Street & Quincy Avenue is one of the nation's oldest African-American theaters.
Coordinates: 41°29′2″N 81°35′26″W / 41.48389°N 81.59056°W / 41.48389; -81.59056
Country United States
State Ohio
County Cuyahoga County
City Cleveland
Population (2000)
 • Total 7,352
  18.1% decrease from 1990 Census
Demographics
 • White 2.2%
 • Black 95.4%
 • Hispanic >1%
 • Asian >1%
 • Other >1%
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP Codes 44106, 44104
Area code(s) 216
Median income $16,799
Source: 2000 U.S. Census, City Planning Commission of Cleveland [1]

Fairfax is a neighborhood on the east side of Cleveland, Ohio. Roughly bounded between Euclid Avenue to the north, Woodland Avenue to the south, E. 71st Street to the west and E. 105th Street to the east, the predominantly poverty stricken neighborhood is overlapped by the city's cultural and medical centers.

The northeastern quadrant of Fairfax, along Euclid Avenue to 105th Street, is dominated by the Cleveland Clinic.

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  1. ^ "Buckeye-Shaker Neighborhood Fact Sheet" (PDF). Cleveland City Planning Commission. Archived from the original (PDF) on April 28, 2012. Retrieved July 19, 2011. 
  2. ^ http://wzakcleveland.com/3614720/bobby-womack-legendary-soul-singer-dies-at-70/