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The swimming pool which will look cosmetically similar when finished

After cleanup and demolition, development group is ready to start Cleveland Athletic Club conversion

When Joe DiGeronimo first walked into the former Cleveland Athletic Club, he was shocked by the state of the historic property. The club was a shell of its once-thriving self, ravaged by water damage and years of severe neglect. Now he's at the helm of a $62 million renovation project to restore the building to its historic grandeur and turn it into apartments, retail, and office space.

Lake Link Trail Phase II

New Lake Link Trail segment unveils a wonderland in the Flats

The newest half-mile section of the complex path offers up history, industry and unique views of the city that will be new to most locals.

The 925 Building

Rising: seven projects that will change the face of Cleveland

From an elaborate renovation of Quicken Loans Arena to a series of residential construction projects, Fresh Water checks in on a handful of ambitious proposed and ongoing development efforts.

Cleveland Velodrome

A perfect slice of Cleveland: Slavic Village

Fresh Water contributor Kaylyn Hlavaty offers up a perfect slice of Cleveland with an insider's tour of Slavic Village.

Nicole McGee

Upcycle Parts Shop engages the community though creative reuse

A conversation with Nicole McGee about the Upcycle Parts Shop and her work as a community organizer, fundraiser, and creative reuse artist.  


Hilton Cleveland Downtown

Five alive: A handful of projects set to show off Cleveland's boom to RNC visitors

Fresh Water updates five major development projects that will prove to conventioneers this July that Cleveland is a city on the move.

1930s bungalow on Chelton with colonial detailing at front porch

The next must-live Greater Cleveland neighborhood is...

With affordable housing stock, easy access to amenities and a friendly atmosphere for artists and entrepreneurs, the Moreland district in Shaker Heights is a tiny grid of streets that's poised to take off.

Alta House

Renovation of Little Italy's historic Alta House is a win-win for all involved

Alta House needed a new social mission and Cleveland Montessori needed a new home. The two came up with the perfect solution.

Willey Ave looking North near the Fairmont Creamery

A road less traveled: The attempted revival of Willey Avenue

Willey Avenue connects Tremont and Ohio City, but the often-forgotten street needs repairs and renovations to keep up with the demands of a growing residential neighborhood.

Severance Town Center today

Cleveland Heights residents voice their ideas for a city landmark

Partially abandoned, Cleveland Heights' Severance Town Center sits in foreclosure with no plans for redevelopment of the property. Residents have some ideas on what should be done.

Chris Bond, Farm Horticulturist at CWRU Squire Valleevue Farm empties the waste brought in for composting

Giving food scraps a new purpose

The concept of saving compostable food from landfills, and instead putting it to good use, is a notion that is starting to catch on in Northeast Ohio.

Euclid Railroad-Green Creek Corridor after a recent cleanup

From railroad to classroom: Euclid works to preserve Green Creek ravine

A unique preservation project aims to transform nine acres of green space into an outdoor learning lab. 

The Hildebrandt Provisions Company bldg

New life for old haunts: How historic buildings are adapting to modern concepts

For small business owners reclaiming historic space, the path is different but the goal is the same: to use the foundation of antiquity as building blocks for modern ventures.

The Eastside Greenway Project

Eastside Greenway envisions future connections

The ambitious Eastside Greenway project will take years to accomplish, but leaders are taking small steps to connect Cleveland's eastern suburbs through trails and corridors.
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