East Side Development: Prospects for Reinvention
Tuesday May 9, 2017
7-8:30p.m. Cost: Free & Open to the Public
Cleveland Hts/University Hts Public Library, 2345 Lee Road 44118
Joyce Braverman Director of Development, City of Shaker Hts.
Mansfield Frazier, Journalist, Business Owner and Hough Resident
Wayne Mortensen Director Of Design, Cleveland Neighborhood Progress
Rick Semersky Developer/CEO, VIP Restoration, Inc.
Terry Schwarz, Director, Cleveland Urban Design Collab., Kent State Univ.
Cleveland’s east side/west side rivalry is a tired cliché—one that’s counterproductive to our ability to move forward as a region. Major investments and new opportunities exist on both sides of the river. But there are some key differences. Some of the most exciting recent developments (Hingetown! Gordon Square! The Lakewood Solstice Steps!) are west of the river. And many of Cleveland’s most distressed neighborhoods lie to the east.
This forum will explore established development strongholds on the east side, as well as emerging neighborhoods. What are the progress indicators and how can we advance development prospects and public space investments in ways that benefit the broader community? Panelists include people directly involved in the hopeful, and sometimes frustrating work of regenerating city neighborhoods and inner-ring suburbs. The forum will highlight current efforts and engage participants in a conversation about local and regional priorities.
Co-sponsored by the Case Western Reserve University Siegal Lifelong Learning Program, League of Women Voters-Greater Cleveland, Cleveland.com plus Cleveland Hts/University Hts, Lakewood and Cuyahoga County Library Systems
Corporate sponsor: First Interstate Properties, Ltd.
For more information, email: email@example.com
How metro Cleveland and Akron stack up against Buffalo, Cincinnati, Columbus, Detroit and Pittsburgh
by Rich Exner
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“Ohio Drug Price Relief Act” ballot measure background articles
This supports the upcoming forum on the topic:
Tuesday September 19, 2017
“Ohio Drug Price Relief Act” ballot issue. A look at both sides
moderated by Jeremy Pelzer, Cleveland.com
Bay Village Branch, Cuyahoga Cty Library System
7-8:30 p.m. Free & Open to the Public
Issue 2 fact check: Are all of the VA’s prices public record? (9/18/2017) Cleveland.com
State Issue 2 is good for TV cash, tricky for many others (9/10/2017) Crain’s Cleveland Business
Outside experts assess Ohio’s ballot issue on prescription-drug prices (9/4/2017) Columbus Dispatch
Issue 2 backers revise drug-savings estimate; foes challenge data (8/30/2017) Columbus Dispatch
New pro-Issue 2 analysis projects $536 million in prescription drug savings (8/24/2017) Columbus Dispatch
Who is the controversial man behind Ohio’s drug price ballot initiative? (8/24/2017) Cleveland.com
Would Ohio’s public retirees be affected by Issue 2? It’s an open question (8/21/2017) Cleveland.com
Drug-price ballot failure in California could mean bad prognosis in Ohio (8/20/2017) Toledo Blade
Language for prescription drug issue unanimously approved (8/17/2017) Toledo Blade
What is Issue 2 in Ohio? (8/4/2017) Cleveland 19 News
Former Ohio budget official slams ballot issues claimed drug price saving (7/19/2017) Columbus Dispatch
Supporter: Ohio Drug Price Relief Act would provide price transparency (7/18/2017) Cleveland.com
Which side should we believe in battle over Ohio drug prices (6/19/2017) Columbus Dispatch
Ohio drug price initiative leaving voters confused (6/13/2017) Fox45 Dayton
Campaign over Ohio ballot issue to cap drug prices heats up (6.3.2017) Associated Press
Former Ohio Medicaid directors oppose drug price ballot issue (5/23/2017) Cleveland.com
Ohio voters to decide drug pricing issue (5/22/2017) Dayton Daily News
Ohio drug-price ballot issue likely to be costly, contentious (5/21/2017) Columbus Dispatch
Fight over Ohio Drug Price Relief Act ballot issue could set spending record (5/3/2017) Cleveland.com
Pharma suffers a setback in battle over Ohio drug pricing ballot measure (9/12/2016) Stat News
Proposed building from C.L. Knight
“The Tower of Babel”
It was a scam. Never built
From Plain Dealer 11/29/1913