Christina Monreal interview, 24 October 2005

2005 interview of Christina Monreal, Canon Administrator of Trinity Cathedral. Ms. Monreal was an employee of the Cathedral since 1973 and recalled with great detail her memories of life at the Cathedral during that period and upon surrounding properties on Euclid, East 22nd Street, and Prospect. She described the change of the Church from a conservative institution established by Cleveland millionaires to a liberal community-minded institution in the 1970s and onward. She also described how the coming of Cleveland State University to the area changed the area for the better. She relates many stories told to her by older residents of the area, and she provides her memories of legendary places at Trinity Cathedral, such as "The Gate," which was a beatnik coffee shop on the property in the 1960s.

Participants: Monreal, Christina (interviewee) / Guy, Angela (interviewer)
Collection: History 400: Local History
Institutional Repository: Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection

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