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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

The RTA Red Line art blitz unfolds with vast, eye-catching artworks

June 07, 2016

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Red Line Rapid public art blitz unfurled Monday in a burst of creativity along the commuter rail line that joins the East and West sides of the city.

More than a dozen artists labored in safety harnesses atop bucket lifts with spray cans and brushes, adorning bridge abutments and vast retaining walls with equally vast murals designed to catch the...

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

First look: CWRU announces bold plan for a new greenway in University Circle

May 20, 2016

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Case Western Reserve University is planning a dramatic new greenway that will slice across Cleveland Museum of Art's south front and across Rockefeller Park to connect CWRU's main campus to its emerging western campus along East 105th Street.

Designed by Sasaki Associates of Watertown, Mass., one of America's leading landscape architecture firms, the greenway will stretch from Freiberger Field on the...

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Author: Steve Litt
Link: http://www.cleveland.com/architecture/index.ssf/2016/05/cwru_announced_bold_plan_for_a.html

First look: Nearly finished Public Square renovation looks spectacular

May 13, 2016

CLEVELAND, Ohio – It's too soon for a final evaluation of the nearly finished, $50 million, 15-month renovation of Public Square.

But a visit inside the perimeter construction fence earlier this week was deeply encouraging.

It looks like the square, which is on schedule and on budget for completion in June, in time for the Republican National Convention in July, is...

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Author: Steve Litt
Link: http://www.cleveland.com/architecture/index.ssf/2016/05/first_look_nearly_finished_pub.html
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