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West Side Market losing vendors, leaving many market stands empty

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, February 2019)          A shopper visiting the West Side Market on Saturday, January 19thwould have found many empty stands. Just a few short years ago, it would have been unheard of for there to be empty stands on a Saturday. Many of the empty stands are a result of merchants … Continue reading

Market Plaza slated for demolition to make way for new development

Transit friendly apartments: Aspen Place at W. 61st & Lorain Avenue

Hands Across CLE Street Festival

Cleveland Public Library’s capital projects; Jefferson Branch repairs are underway

(Plain Press, May 2018)       As Cleveland Public Library approaches its 150th anniversary, the Library is embarking on an ambitious, multiyear capital project to ensure its neighborhood branch libraries can continue to function as safe, inclusive, and sustainable environments. The first phase of this two-pronged revitalization project will address critical repairs to ten branches located throughout … Continue reading

December 2016 Plain Press – PDF


Housing First development planned for Ohio City does not receive tax credits necessary for financing

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

New park construction at Zone and Cudell recreation centers

(Plain Press, August 2011) In late June, city officials and community members gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking at Zone Recreation Center, 6301 Lorain Avenue, and the ribbon cutting at Cudell Recreation Center, 1910 West Blvd., both for the construction of new park features. The new and improved features planned for Zone include: two renovated ball … Continue reading