Historic Electric Building Reinvented

Before it became an apartment complex, writes Anne Nickoloff for, the Mueller Electric building was the working place of Cleveland electrical engineer Ralph S. Mueller.

Mueller became famous for designing the alligator clip, which became his business--producing about 100,000 clips and 33,000 insulators daily in the '60s.

Mueller died, and the business was sold off. But now, the Mueller Electric building, located in Cleveland's AsiaTown neighborhood, lives on as a fancy apartment complex: Mueller Lofts.

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