Bel-Air Spa

in Bathhouses and Spas

The Bel-Air Spa, a gay men’s bathhouse, opened at 11921 Bellaire Road in 1975. Bellaire Enterprises, a gay men’s intimate massage service, initially opened at 11921 Bellaire Road in 1975. In December 1975, Bellaire Enterprises opened the Bel-Air Spa, a bathhouse, at the same location. The Bel-Air Spa’s amenities included a steam sauna, swimming pools, sundeck, gymnasium, lounges, showers, and private rooms.

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  • Nosek, John, and Leon Stevens. “Gay Community 1970s.” Encyclopedia of Cleveland History.
  • “A Bathhouse is More Than Sex.” Gay People’s Chronicle. September 10, 1999. Page 6.
11921 Bellaire Rd, Cleveland, OH 44135

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