Fairfax

The Fairfax neighborhood on the east side of Cleveland is home to a variety of famed Northeast Ohio institutions, not the least of which is Kamaru House, established in 1917 as the first interracial theater and/or arts center. Its “new” neighbor, the Cleveland Clinic, set up shop in 1920. Fairfax Renaissance Development Corp. aids the community through a variety of programs and initiatives. Recently, the organization has helped foster intergenerational housing for grandparents raising their grandchildren.

Video Fairfax memories
Feature Story Fairfax Renaissance Development Corporation
Buzz Lauren Harrison (left), Angela Thomas, Charlotte Morgan, Elle Wilson, and Kyle Wilson meet at PNC Fairfax Connecton.
Street Level Stanley Tolliver Sr., in a wheelchair, shakes hands with President Barack Obama. Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson is at left, and Vice President Joe Biden is at right.

Faces of Fairfax, a place with rich history and a hopeful future


Street Level Dr. Venaya Jones is the first black female veterinarian to open a clinic in the Fairfax neighborhood.

Girl power: Women-owned businesses succeed in Fairfax


Feature Story PNC Fairfax Connection is celebrating its seven-year anniversary.
Buzz A new antenna on the roof of the Juvenile Justice Center is expected to bring affordable internet to Fairfax residents.

Speed at last: the importance of low-cost internet to Fairfax


Feature Story Angie’s Soul Cafe takes over the spot on Carnegie Avenue occupied not long ago by Hot Sauce Williams.

The proof is in the pudding: Restaurants open in Fairfax


Special Report PRE4CLE

PRE4CLE makes preschool a priority in Cleveland


Breaking Ground An estimated 7,279 properties in the Cleveland area required demolition in 2015, according to a study by Western Reserve Land Conservancy Senior Policy Advisor Frank Ford.

Is housing market recovery leaving Cleveland’s East Side behind?


Breaking Ground Cletus Jeckering Learning Center is open for students at St. Adalbert Catholic School in Cleveland's Fairfax neighborhood.

While other schools are shrinking, St. Adalbert expands


Feature Story Delesia Robinson, second from left, set up her nonprofit in 2013, Pride Among Daughters and Sisters, to provide feminine hygiene products for women and girls.

Two Fairfax innovators prove that ideas can be homegrown


Feature Story Student workers at the Fairfax Learning Farm show off the results of their hard work.

Fresh food takes root in Fairfax


Feature Story Augustus Turner
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