June 27, 2013

w. 76th street underpass opens next week, boasting striking new public art

For Gordon Square residents and Edgewater Park visitors, the long wait finally is over. The bike-ped underpass at W. 76th Street that connects the west side to Edgewater reopens next week -- albeit a few years late and millions over budget. Public officials plan to celebrate on Tuesday, July 2nd...

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June 25, 2013

The future of our lakefront is now in good hands under stewardship of the Cleveland Metroparks: lett

June marked the beginning of an important new chapter for Clevelanders' relationship to our most important asset -- Lake Erie. Cleveland Metroparks has assumed management of Cleveland's lakefront park system. Many have long bemoaned the need for more engagement in the parks, especially at Edgewater, Euclid Beach, Villa Angela, Wildwood,...

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June 25, 2013

West 76th tunnel in Cleveland to open July 2 after long delay

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A restored pedestrian tunnel linking a West Side neighborhood with Edgewater Park will open July 2, well over estimated cost and almost two years past its scheduled opening.   The West 76th Street tunnel -- actually two tunnels, running beneath a busy railroad line and the West Shoreway --...

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June 20, 2013

Positively Cleveland wants the city to welcome the world with a seamless and beautiful public realm

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Cleveland needs more curb appeal.   That’s the verdict of Positively Cleveland, the city’s convention and visitors bureau, which is launching a citywide effort to improve the area’s gray and crumbling public realm while making it easier to navigate the often-confusing pathways that separate downtown from neighborhoods and outstanding...

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June 13, 2013

reading nest, a public art slideshow

The Reading Nest is a 30-foot by 11-foot public art installation currently on display in the Eastman Reading Garden of the Cleveland Public Library. The design of CIA grad Mark Reigelman, and produced in collaboration with LAND studio, the massive yet elegant "owl's nest" is constructed from repurposed wood. Bob Perkoski documented the construction process from...

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