The Ohio Department of Transportation is experimenting with "green noise walls" instead of the standard eyesore, using bags of soil sprouting greenery as an alternative to concrete.
Jul 19, 2010 The Cleveland Plain Dealer
As Cleveland, Ohio has lost population over the last decade, a disproportionate number of those leaving town are families with children. Today, only 10% of the city's population is nuclear families.
May 11, 2010 The Cleveland Plain Dealer
A humble passageway through a building to a parking lot became a favorite public space with just a deli, a Starbucks, and some patio tables.
Apr 23, 2010 The Cleveland Plain Dealer
In the 1970s, civic leaders articulated a vision for Indianapolis that included a new public university, sports venues and a riverfront park. Their vision is now reality. Steven Litt reports on the successes and failures of the plan.
Apr 15, 2010 The Cleveland Plain Dealer
The City of Cleveland has designated design review districts that require a hearing before demolishing potentially significant buildings. The Chester Conference Center, and most of the Cleveland Clinic campus, lie in-between protected districts.
Mar 16, 2010 The Cleveland Plain Dealer
In trying to turn people into homeowners, the city of Cleveland's participation in a federally-funded home loan program greatly exacerbated its foreclosure crisis.
Dec 15, 2009 The Cleveland Plain Dealer
Planning commissioners in Cleveland are pushing forward a plan to revitalize the city's waterfront and port.
Dec 7, 2009 The Cleveland Plain Dealer
A significant portion of greater Cleveland's economy is driven by its immigrant population, according to a new report.
Dec 1, 2009 The Cleveland Plain Dealer
<p>East Fourth St. is a popular spot in downtown Cleveland, an alley lined with tables from onlooking restaurants. A recent renovation has resulted in an explosion of flowers.</p>
Aug 3, 2008 The Cleveland Plain Dealer
<p>A recent conference focused on how planners use the transformative effect that artists bring to a community to help jump start urban revitalization.</p>
May 16, 2008 The Cleveland Plain Dealer