CMSD Levy Endorsed by Ohio City, Inc. and Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization To the editor: (Plain Press, October 2012) The Near West Side neighborhoods of Ohio City and Detroit Shoreway are experiencing incredible development and investment. Market Square and Gordon Square are thriving commercial districts and new and rehabilitated housing is booming as more … Continue reading
PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Wednesday, September 12, 2012; Grand Opening, The Cleveland Modern American Hostel, 2090 W. 25th Street: Mark Raymond, the proprietor of the Cleveland Hostel, his father Widd Raymond and Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson chat on the rooftop patio of the hostel.
The Cleveland Hostel welcomes guests from around the world to Ohio City neighborhood by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, October 2012) The Cleveland Modern American Hostel, 2090 W. 25th Street held a grand opening ceremony on September 12th. Mark Raymond, the owner and manager of Cleveland Hostel, showed visitors around the hostel which features a number … Continue reading
Discussion centers on parking at South of Lorain Chatham/Monroe Corridor Block Club meeting (Plain Press, October 2012) About fifty residents and stakeholders, attending a South of Lorain Chatham/Monroe Corridor Block Club meeting on September 4th at the St. Ignatius High School Breen Center, spent much of the meeting discussing parking problems in the neighborhood. The … Continue reading
PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Saturday, August 4, 2012; Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for outdoor renovations at Zone Recreation Center, W. 65th and Lorain Avenue: Two teams from the Ohio City T-Ball League, Champion Fire and Lutheran Hospital, play the first game on the new T-Ball field at Zone Recreation Center. Katherine Coyne, age 6, of the Champion Fire team, sizes up her competition, Dariel Murdock, age 3, of the Lutheran Hospital team, as he takes first base.
Housing First development planned for Ohio City does not receive tax credits necessary for financing by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, May 2012) Plans by the homeless advocacy coalition Housing First to build permanent supportive housing for the homeless in Ohio City have received a setback. The Emerald Alliance VIII mixed-use facility, planned by Cleveland Housing … Continue reading
(Plain Press, May 2012) On April 3rd, friends and supporters of Providence House gathered on W. 32nd just south of Lorain Avenue for a groundbreaking ceremony for the $1.8 million dollar new wing for Leo’s House, Providence House’s crisis nursery for infants and children at risk of abuse and neglect. Providence House Chief Executive Officer … Continue reading
(Plain Press, August 2011) The Cleveland Foodbank recently honored the successes of its member agencies at its 2011 Recognition Event. Two west side agencies were celebrated at the luncheon at Windows on the River. Walk of Faith Community Center, 12833 Lorain Avenue, was honored as the Innovative Program of the Year. Their mission is to … Continue reading