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Detroit Shoreway

Detroit Shoreway - photo Bob Perkoski

Like many historic neighborhoods, this once-thriving community hemorrhaged residents over the past few decades. But thanks in no small part to Gordon Square Arts District and Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization, the neighborhood is one of the fastest-growing neighborhoods in Cleveland. Long-standing anchors like Cleveland Public Theatre and the recently restored Capitol Theatre are now joined by a bevy of new shops, bars, restaurants and entertainment outlets -- all of which are linked by bike lanes. The Cleveland EcoVillage is a national demonstration project for ecologically responsible urban living, with eco-friendly construction and transit-oriented living.
 

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The fate of historic Watterson Lake School hangs in limbo

school's out forever: the challenge and opportunity of surplus schools

Cleveland and other cities have struggled for years with vacant schools. As empty buildings hang in limbo, they deteriorate, increasing the likelihood that they'll be torn down. Adaptive reuse, while challenging, can be a tool for preservation.

Todd Kennedy's tumbling class at Franklin Circle Christian Church

igniting the fire: social innovators spark cleveland's neighborhoods, kids

From a team of cyclists turning trash into earthen gold, to one man who helps kids tumble into a brighter future, Cleveland's social innovators kindle projects that are illuminating people and places across the city.

big box '15

fulfill your new year's resolution by trying something new this weekend

Learn to swing dance, check out cutting-edge local theatre or participate in a conversation about social justice.

Philly residents and police working together

police-community partnerships offer way to improve neighborhood safety

Dozens of communities across the U.S. have formed effective, ongoing partnerships with the police that have improved safety and trust.

Engage! Cleveland Spring MIX 2014

city ambassadors: 7 people changing the conversation about cleveland

Our city seems to be constantly in the spotlight these days, for our innovations as well as our challenges. Meet a group of leaders who are redefining the narrative of our city and pushing us to collectively move forward.
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City: Detroit Shoreway
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