On Location in Cleveland

Hilton Cleveland Downtown

(Pictured) Hilton Cleveland Downtown

In the past, this Ohio city was known as a scrappy Midwestern industrial hub; a new energy now buzzes in the city's expanding urban center.

New hotels like the Kimpton Schofield have come to town, this one offering 122 rooms, 3,800 square feet of meeting space and the building's original 1902 facade.

The 600-room Hilton Cleveland Downtown opened this past summer as a headquarters for the adjacent Huntington Convention Center. Certified LEED Silver, the hotel has more than 50,000 square feet of meeting space, including a 20,778-square-foot grand ballroom with views of Lake Erie.

In the 4th Street district, Greenhouse Tavern, a new-American eatery, has a chef's table seating 16 people; the restaurant hosts up to 140 for an event