Friday October 18th, 2013 - 11:35AM
CLEVELAND, OH— Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. will open Le Méridien here in January 2016 following the completion of an adaptive re-use project that will join together and transform two adjacent, historic buildings on Euclid Ave.Owned by JHB Hotel, LLC, Le Méridien Cleveland will be the brand’s third historic adaptive re-use project in North America, following Le Méridien Philadelphia and Le Méridien Tampa.Formerly known as “Millionaire’s Row,” Euclid Ave. was home to the city’s most affluent citizens and a must-see destination for European travelers in the early 1900s when Cleveland was a major manufacturing hub.The new Le Méridien Cleveland will be developed at 1001-1101 Euclid Ave. and will connect and transform the John Hartness Brown Building, originally constructed in 1901 as a multi-story office building with retail space, and 1101 Euclid Ave., built in 1915 as an office building. The development also will include 10,500 sq. ft. of ground-floor retail space and a 125-space parking garage.In addition to 206 guestrooms and suites, Le Méridien Cleveland will feature a full-service restaurant, signature bar, 3,000-sq.-ft. lounge, indoor pool, 24-hour fitness center, and more than 12,000 sq. ft.feet of meeting and event space.