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Ohio City park plan, at Irishtown Bend, gets legs with Clean Ohio grant to buy, clear land

February 22, 2017

A $1.4 million conservation grant awarded Wednesday afternoon will make the first land assembly possible for a planned transformation of a crumbling Ohio City hillside into a 17-acre park with a postcard-ready view of the downtown skyline.

The grant, through the Clean Ohio Conservation Program, will pay for acquisition of 6.9 acres along the east side of West 25th Street, just south of Detroit...

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Author: Michelle Jarboe
Link: http://realestate.cleveland.com/realestate-news/2017/02/ohio_city_park_plan_at_irishto.html

Two more leaders hired for FRONT International contemporary art triennial exhibition

January 13, 2017

Leadership is rounding into place for FRONT International, a regionwide contemporary art triennial exhibition set to open in July 2018.
FRONT Exhibition Co., which is producing the event, said it has named...

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Author: Scott Suttell
Link: http://www.crainscleveland.com/article/20170113/NEWS/170119881/two-more-leaders-hired-for-front-inte

Buckeye Road Gets a Little Love

January 12, 2017

A sure sign of neighborhood decline is the appearance of plywood on empty storefronts.  Doors and windows that get covered to prevent break-ins, become symbols of an abandoned community.  But, a new public art project along Buckeye Road on Cleveland’s east side is putting some paint and a message on some of those boards in an attempt to rekindle the concept of “neighborhood”.
"I can remember growing up...

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Author: David C. Barnett
Link: http://www.ideastream.org/news/buckeye-road-gets-a-little-love

MetroHealth transforms the medical arts with cultural arts

January 03, 2017

MetroHealth System is focusing on an aspect of healthcare that is sometimes overlooked: the power of the arts in healing. Launched in 2015, MetroHealth’s Arts in Medicine

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Author: Karin Connelly Rice
Link: http://www.freshwatercleveland.com/devnews/MetroHealthArt010317.aspx

Cleveland's public art program reaches 10 wards with $2.5M in work by 40 artists since 2003

December 16, 2016

CLEVELAND, Ohio - In its little-known role as a cultural patron, the city of Cleveland has spent $2.5 million since 2003 on public art installations by 40 artists in 10 of its 17 wards.

Funded through legislation that requires spending 1.5 percent of qualifying capital projects on public art, the program has been managed for the city by the nonprofit Cleveland...

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Author: Steven Litt
Link: http://www.cleveland.com/arts/index.ssf/2016/12/clevelands_public_art_program.html

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February 22, 2017

Ohio City park plan, at Irishtown Bend, gets legs with Clean Ohio grant to buy, clear land

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