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Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend by celebrating Cleveland’s history on a Take a Hike tour!

Saturday, May 26th Historic Warehouse District Tour 10 AM Meet in front of Constantino’s Market located at 1278 West 9th Street. Admire breathtaking architecture as you learn about the historic Garment District, hardware industry and beautiful Victorian-style buildings of Cleveland’s Original Neighborhood. Enjoy hearing tales of Abraham Lincoln, Levi Johnson and other notable figures. Tour [...]

Take a Hike Tours Return

Free Downtown Cleveland Walking Tours The award-winning “Take a Hike!” program, presented by Dollar Bank,  returns May 22 through September 16, 2012.  “Take a Hike” offers four free guided walking tours  of four unique neighborhoods in Downtown Cleveland featuring actors and actresses portraying  important figures from Cleveland’s past.  This means visitors and local residents have [...]

Friends of Canal Basin Park Kickoff

The DCA City Advocates in partnership with Historic Warehouse District and Ohio Canal Corridor present the Friends of Canal Basin Park kickoff event at Johnny’s Little Bar located at 614 Frankfort Avenue on Thursday, March 8th from 5:00 – 7:00 PM. The event will consist of an informal presentation and Q&A session by Thomas Yablonsky, Executive Director, Historic Warehouse [...]

Cleveland City Planning Commission Approves the Canal Basin District Plan

On Friday last week, the Cleveland City Planning Commission, by unanimous vote, adopted the Canal Basin District Plan. The plan, which is sponsored by Downtown Cleveland Alliance, the City of Cleveland and Ohio Canal Corridor, was presented by Greg Calpino of the nationally prominent landscape architecture firm JJR. The overview of the project and the plan was given by Tom Yablonsky, Executive Vice President of Downtown Cleveland Alliance.

The centerpiece of the Canal Basin District Plan is the proposed Canal Basin Park, which will include the current Settlers Landing Park and expand it to a new 24 acre signature park for the city. In addition to the park, the plan coordinates necessary linkages to nearby neighborhoods and from the last phase of the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail.

Celebrating the progress of the Cuyahoga

On Monday, June 22nd, the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District celebrated the 40 year anniversary of the Cuyahoga River catching fire. While this might not seem like the type of event you’d normally celebrate, this watershed event helped to launch the modern environmental movement and helped establish the Clean Water Act.

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