Millions of people live near Lake Erie, but few have really explored it. Even fewer have explored the Canadian side of the lake. This photo tour provides a glimpse of what you can see on a trip around the shore of Lake Erie (hover your cursor over the photos to see captions). It was compiled by Cleveland Heights residents Jim Miller...
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Impressive as PNC Bank’s unveiling of its LEED-Platinum office tower—“the greenest in the world”—was for green building aficionados at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, how engineers plan to translate lessons to the Museum’s building expansion project was just as ripe a topic. Denzil Gallagher, Principal with BuroHappold Engineering, whose firm is working on both the bank and the museum projects,...
Imagine instead of retiring to a golf community, you had the choice of a small house in a beautiful park located on a reforested lot in Cleveland. Or in a community on a sustainable farm in the Cuyahoga Valley surrounded by forest on all sides. Is it a utopian dream? Or the new American dream?
For the 18 suburbs and City of Cleveland who are collaborating on the Eastside Greenway, a special session in Cleveland Heights last night couldn’t have been a better exchange with those most likely to use an expanded bike network. Both sides dug into how four selected corridors could be improved as "a unified trail network that will link neighborhoods." A...
“Cleveland is the inaugurator of many admirable civic movements. One of the most important of these, and the one which has been most widely copied, perhaps, is the work of the Home Gardening Association. This movement, which has for its aim the clearing of streets and alleyways of ugly and unwholesome rubbish, and planting shrubs and plants in otherwise unsightly...
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