October 17, 2019

Metroparks awards $6M to build Wendy Park Bridge connecting lakefront to Towpath, Lake Link trails

CLEVELAND, Ohio — In a milestone move, Cleveland Metroparks commissioners voted today to approve a $6 million project to build a new pedestrian and bicycle bridge connecting Ohio City to Wendy Park at Whiskey Island within two years. The new bridge will provide a critical connection linking the city’s lakefront to...

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August 14, 2019

Part of Inter/Urban: Art & Culture Connector public art partnership

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Riders are on the rapid transit line zooming past Case Western Reserve University will see a new flash of color. People visiting, working or living in Little Italy may notice a drab wall on an industrial building by the tracks has suddenly come to life. A new public...

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July 22, 2019

U.S. awards $9 million for Irishtown Bend stabilization; NOACA commits another $3.5 million

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The U.S. Department of Transportation announced on Monday it had awarded $9 million for stabilization of Irishtown Bend, a hillside that threatens to slide into the Cuyahoga River and disrupt shipping. The grant came through the department’s INFRA program, or Infrastructure For Rebuilding America, and will go to...

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July 19, 2019

Big progress announced for Irishtown Bend stabilization and future park with skyline views

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A project to stabilize the Irishtown Bend hillside and create a new park on top of it with spectacular views of the downtown skyline and the Cuyahoga River is gaining money and momentum. On Friday, the board of the ClevelandCuyahoga County Port Authority awarded a contract not to...

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July 15, 2019

Success of Market Avenue pop-up park shows need for green space

As soon as officials with Ohio City Incorporated (OCI) began pulling furniture off the truck earlier this month, the crowds started to gather. By the time they were finished, the new Market Avenue pop-up park was bustling with activity, and it hasn’t stopped since. “They were pulling picnic tables off the...

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