The neighborhood is also known as Deutschtown because of the many German immigrants who settled there–this also refers to the name of its national historic district. The historic district is centered on East Ohio Street, and is also the neighborhood’s business district. Despite its historic nature, the neighborhood saw significant demolition from the construction of I-279 and I-579, the highway and bridge that bisect the neighborhood. The neighborhood is still home to many long-standing businesses and fine brick row houses. The neighborhood is very walk-able, and has easy access to a wealth of recreational and cultural activities.