November 08, 2012
Located at East 12th Street and Chester Avenue in Downtown Cleveland, Perk Park exemplifies the movement to improve the city's public space. LAND studio led a multi-year effort to design, plan, fund raise for, build, program, and maintain the rejuvenated park. The result is an open, inviting space that features a grand lawn, an eye-catching red trellis, a forest of light wands, and poetry etched...
November 03, 2012
Issue 108 on the November 6th ballot is a proposed levy increase and replacement, totaling 0.67 mills, to support Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority projects, including the repair and beautification of Franklin Hill. According to portofcleveland.com, “For the owner of a $100,000 home the cost would be about $20 a year or about $1.65 a month. The Port’s millage rate is currently at 0.13 mills – the same...
Author: Rich Weiss
October 25, 2012
The new Euclid Beach park would integrate some of the old, especially the Euclid Beach Arch, with a new pier and playground.
It’ll be a far different landscape than the old Euclid Beach. Around the turn of the last century, it was an amusement park with a carousel, roller coasters and a bathhouse. It also was segregated, the scene of protests and, like a lot...
Author: M.L. SCHULTZE AND AKILAH PORTER
October 19, 2012
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Fifty-seven of the 61 Cuyahoga County arts and cultural organizations that applied for 2013-14 general operating support from Cuyahoga Arts and Culture qualified to receive funding.
To qualify, organizations had to receive scores of 75 or higher, out of 100, during panel reviews last week at the Idea Center in PlayhouseSquare.
Final scores for organizations that made the cut could rise by...
Author: Donald Rosenberg, The Plain Dealer
October 11, 2012
CLEVELAND -- Backers of a Cuyahoga County tax levy say it will prevent a hill from sliding into the river.
Half the money that would be realized from the passage of Issue 108 would be dedicated to a massive project to stabilize the area known as Franklin Hill, which is slowly sliding into the Cuyahoga River.
That hillside could fail at any time and you don't want...
Warehouse District Anthology : W. 6th Street City of Cleveland Streetscape
October 17, 2013
Take it Outside: Public Art Transforms the Urban Canvas