Tom Jewell has written an article about the discussion at the Cleveland Heights Council meeting on April 15th regarding the Top of the Hill project: https://www.cleveland.com/community/2019/04/city-responds-to-citizens-for-great-design-top-of-the-hill-funding-gap.html
On April 15, 2019, Cleveland Heights City Council met for a regular meeting. Councilman Mike Ungar used part of his presentation to respond to the article that appeared in Cleveland.com about Citizens For Great Design. His comments begin at approximately at 1:00:07 in the attached video, and last for about 12 minutes.
Beachwood is developing plans to update Beachwood Mall in the face of changing retail and development needs. This article from Cleveland.com discusses the challenged that cities like Beachwood are facing and shares ideas on how they maybe solved.
Article from Cleveland.com on Cleveland Heights plans for Lot 22 on Cedar Rd.
Sophie Davis from Reuters discusses how Barcelona is involving citizens in developing ideas for municipal projects.
With the advent of ride hailing services, the need for parking garages in urban centers is changing. In this article, the future need for parking garages is reviewed and options for future use are discussed.
Thomas Jewell has written an article about the Citizens For Great Design group and the goals of the organization.
Cleveland Heights, Ohio, is home to great architecture. But more than that, the city’s Cedar Fairmount business district just east of the future Top of the Hill development is unique among Cleveland Heights neighborhoods for its classical Tudor architectural designs. Its unique period architecture simply doesn’t look like anywhere else, not even the neighboring Coventry Village or Cedar Lee business districts. It is a neighborhood of homeowners, professional offices, grocery store, local restaurants, pubs, coffee shops, nightclubs, fitness facilities and much more.