September 17, 2015
This summer, eighteen far-flung east side suburbs and the City of Cleveland took significant steps toward making the Eastside Greenway a reality.
With the completion of a substantial 102-page master plan, the municipalities are now moving from the planning phase to the implementation phase of the project.
The Eastside Greenway, in the works since about 2013, is a series of interconnected paths and trails that...
Author: Rita Kueber
September 14, 2015
The Cleveland Foundation has announced a $150,000 grant to LAND Studio to create public art along five to seven stops on the RTA Red Line from downtown to the airport. The public art will celebrate diversity. The grant follows support from the city’s economic development department and $357,000 in funding from the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA).
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Author: Karin Connelly
September 09, 2015
CLEVELAND, Ohio – A $150,000 grant from the Cleveland Foundation has added momentum to a project to install public art along the Red Line Rapid between Cleveland Hopkins International airport and downtown in time for the Republican National Convention in 2016.
The project, which could involve five to seven installations, will salute winners of the 80-year-old Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards, which "recognize books that contribute to...
Author: Steven Litt
August 24, 2015
The first phase of the 1.3 mile Lake Link Trail (aka The Cleveland Foundation Centennial Trail) is officially open for use. Bigwigs from the Cleveland Foundation, the Metroparks and even the United States Dep. of the Interior (Including Secretary Sally Jewell) praised the multi-modal trail in a dedication ceremony two Thursdays back. The completed portion runs from Hoopple’s and the Columbus Road Bridge to Scranton...
Author: Sam Allard
August 14, 2015
Standing atop the viaduct bridge that carries commuter trains between downtown Cleveland and the city’s west side, Lennie Stover stoops down and fishes a rusty piece of metal from the gravel next to the tracks. The action comes as second nature to him. For the past 25 years, the retired financial services advisor has spent nights and weekends as a volunteer caretaker of the 2.5-mile...
Author: Lee Chilcote