Urban Community School is expanding their campus to include a community health center (in partnership with MetroHealth ,) a day care facility, and athletic courts. Read the full story on cleveland.com.
Friday morning the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) announced $47 million in federal transportation dollars to 21 projects including the proposed Lorain Avenue Complete Street Project, a project of the City of Cleveland with partners Ohio City Incorporated, Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization, Councilman Kerry McCormack, Councilman Matt Zone, and NOACA.)
Trevor Clatterbuck, the entrepreneur behind Fresh Fork Market, and local chef & butcher Adam Lambert have partnered up to open Ohio City Provisions- an all-local butcher and grocery in Ohio City. Read the full story on Cleveland.com
The Creative Fusion Cohort, presented by the Cleveland Foundation, has brought 6 international and 10 cleveland-based artists together to create 11 public art pieces in the Ohio City neighborhood. Host organizations Ohio City Incorporated, Cleveland Public Theatre, Transformer Station, Cleveland Print Room, and Ingenuity Cleveland have worked to integrate the cohort artists and their work into the community through workshops and events.
As Councilman Joe Cimperman has resigned from his role as Ward 3 City Councilman to pursue a position at the nonprofit organization Global Cleveland, Kerry McCormack, the former Director of Community Affairs at Ohio City Incorporated, has been appointed to this role for the remainder of the term.
Ohio City Incorporated is teaming up with Knez Homes to provide affordable new construction housing opportunities in the Ohio City neighborhood. This partnership will work to simplify what can be a lengthy and intense process of building a home on a land-bank lot and meet the growing need for affordable housing in Ohio City.
Joe Cimperman has resigned from his role as city councilman after 18 years serving Cleveland's ward 3. Cimperman will take on a new role as the president of Global Cleveland, a non-profit organization focuses on welcoming immigrants, refugees and other newcomers to the city.
The Music Settlement, a century-old nonprofit that provides early childhood and music education, has announced its expansion to Cleveland's Ohio City neighborhood. The mission of the institution revolves around creating a community of growth and artistic expression. The school will be located on the ground floor of a 194-unit appartment building that is also set to feature a local grocery store and a swimming pool.