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State grant aids Cleveland Metroparks' lakefront connector trail (photos)

October 28, 2016

CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Cleveland Metroparks system has won an $850,000 Clean Ohio Grant that will help cover a connecting trail between Edgewater and Whiskey Island.
 
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources administers the grant program.
 
This follows receipt of an $8 million federal TIGER grant in late July. The name is an acronym for Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery.
 
The state...

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Author: James Ewinger
Link: http://realestate.cleveland.com/realestate-news/2017/02/ohio_city_park_plan_at_irishto.html

Big dreams start to become a reality

August 30, 2016

Plans for the Red Line Greenway (RLG), a three-mile elevated linear park spanning Cleveland’s west side and downtown, originated as a pie-in-the-sky dream more than 40 years ago by Rotary Club of Cleveland member Stan Adams and two other founders. Adams pursed the vision until his 92nd birthday in 2012.

Now thanks to the tireless efforts of a hard-working team led by Lennie...

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Author: KARIN CONNELLY RICE
Link: http://www.freshwatercleveland.com/devnews/RLGupdate083016.aspx?platform=hootsuite
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Smart planning led to $8 million Metroparks TIGER grant for waterfront trails

August 12, 2016

CLEVELAND, Ohio - For years, it has seemed that slow-moving, long-awaited bike and pedestrian trail projects planned near downtown and Lake Erie have been competing against one another for cash and moving ahead without a sense of how they should connect to form a comprehensive network.
 
Say goodbye to all that.
 
The big, brilliant idea behind a nearly $8 million federal TIGER grant won by Cleveland Metroparks...

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Author: Steven Litt
Link: http://www.cleveland.com/architecture/index.ssf/2016/08/big_brilliant_ideas_that_led_t.html

Why Cleveland Won the Republican National Convention

July 22, 2016

The city gave more than it got from hosting the RNC, and Public Square was the event’s MVP.


CLEVELAND—To the northwest, brightly colored characters dressed like monochrome dervishes twirled in silence. To the northeast, a row of five figures wearing black from head to toe engaged in slow-motion yoga.

It was a typical scene this week in Cleveland’s Public Square, the...

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Author: Kriston Capps
Link: http://www.citylab.com/politics/2016/07/cleveland-won-the-republican-national-convention/492497/
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Cleveland's great new public spaces helped make RNC 2016 a success

July 22, 2016

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Say what you will about Donald J. Trump, the Republican presidential nominee.

The Republican National Convention, where Trump gave his acceptance speech Thursday night, was a great, crashing success for its host city – and especially for the revitalized public spaces that framed the event and made it possible.

Around 50,000 visitors came, including some protesters possibly bent...

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Author: Steven Litt
Link: http://www.cleveland.com/architecture/index.ssf/2016/07/clevelands_revitalized_public.html

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In 2016 the See Also installation featuring 376 colorful creatures designed by the Italian art collective CrackingArt, exceeded the Eastman Reading...

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