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Cleveland is ready for it's close up

June 28, 2016

CLEVELAND — Just before the Republican National Convention begins, this city is making good this week on its longtime plan to renovate a 10-acre public green space, following a trend in major American cities to link park construction with economic redevelopment goals.

On Thursday, Cleveland will reopen Public Square after a $50 million, 15-month renovation. More than eight years in planning, the restoration...

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Author: Keith Schneider
Link: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/29/realestate/commercial/a-revitalized-cleveland-is-ready-for-its-clo

Keliy Anderson-Staley Showcases Cleveland's Diversity in Portraits

June 17, 2016

In addition to an ongoing solo exhibition at the Society for Photographic Education, Texas-based photographer Keliy Anderson-Staley is one of 19 artists selected for LAND Studios' InterUrban collaboration with the RTA and the City of Cleveland. After spending a week photographing more than 150 Clevelanders with a process dating back to the 19th century, Anderson-Staley selected 50 to be enlarged and installed inside the RTA...

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Author: Josh Usmani
Link: http://www.clevescene.com/cleveland/keliy-anderson-staley-showcases-clevelands-diversity-in-portrait

Red Line riders 'hold up' Tower City ceiling in latest 'Inter | Urban' art project

June 16, 2016

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The newest addition to the ongoing Red Line rapid transit public art blitz creates the illusion that a small and diverse army of anonymous Clevelanders is holding up the roof of the station platform at Tower City Center.

To create the work, Cleveland photographer Peter Larson set up a photo booth at the station last month and asked transit riders to volunteer...

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Author: Steve Litt
Link: http://www.cleveland.com/arts/index.ssf/2016/06/red_line_riders_hold_up_tower.html

New Public Square recalls Cleveland's historic vision with fresh modern feel

June 15, 2016

As the refurbished statues of Moses Cleaveland and 1901 mayor Tom Johnson overlook Public Square, one would think that the pair would be impressed with the modern transformation of the plaza that originally served as a common pasture for livestock and later a grid for moving from point A to point B within downtown’s epicenter.

Almost complete, the fences that have been hiding Public Square...

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Author: Karin Connelly Rice
Link: http://www.freshwatercleveland.com/devnews/PublicSquare061516.aspx
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Slow down, take a look at murals along RTA's Red Line

June 09, 2016

Video on the local artists of Cleveland that participated in the UNTER|URBAN project, follow the link to view. 

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Author: Rachel Keck
Link: http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2016/06/public_art_installations_compl.html

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