Landlocked On The Lakefront

Cleveland natives call it "The North Coast Of America", but physical barriers prevent most of them from actually enjoying it.
November 19, 2001, 6am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"When compared with such places as Chicago, Toronto and Baltimore, with inviting waterfronts increasingly at the heart of civic life, Cleveland falls short. From Lakewood on the west to Bratenahl and Euclid on the east, the city's lakefront is dominated by airport runways and industrial docks, or fenced off by yacht clubs and homes of the lucky few, whose back yards face a vista of water and sky. Everyone else gets the scraps."

Thanks to Alex Pagano

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Published on Sunday, November 18, 2001 in The Cleveland Plain Dealer

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