History project for Ward 1 performed by Cleveland Restoration Society

Cleveland Restoration Society, a nonprofit community development organization that advocates for historic preservation has collaborated with leadership in Ward 1 to complete an oral history project for the Harvard/Lee Seville neighborhoods.  You can read more about the effort here on Cleveland.com. To learn more about the participating organizations, check out www.clevelandrestoration.org and www.harvardcommunitycenter.org.

#HackCLE @ Year 1

[wordpress_file_upload] Cleveland Neighborhood Progress is proud to welcome #HackCLE @ Year 1 to the St. Luke’s Weinberg Auditorium on December 4, 2015. Hack Cleveland is a working collective focused on advancing social justice through modeling our vision of an open, inclusive and affirming community. It fosters the development and adoption of tech tools that position […]

Attention new homebuyers!

Our friends at Neighborhood Housing Services of Greater Cleveland bring you the second round of Cleveland CityLift. This program returns, and aims to provide over 70 additional families with $15,000 each in down payment assistance to those qualified and purchasing homes in City of Cleveland neighborhoods. CityLIFT® is a nationwide down payment assistance program funded […]

Vote YES on 8!

The levy–just a penny-and-a-half per cigarette–supports Cuyahoga County’s critical Arts & Culture sector, which drives our economy, improves and enhances our children’s education, attracts tourists, residents and businesses, and gives Cleveland a world-class image and reputation.  Issue 8 is endorsed by Cleveland Neighborhood Progress. Learn more at: http://voteforissue8.org/

Cleveland’s kids head back to school!

It’s August – summer is winding down and the school year is starting up. Public, private and charter schools in the city will soon be welcoming students back. The Cleveland Metropolitan School District continues to make strides in improving its educational offerings. Many high-performing schools are located throughout Cleveland and parents can easily learn about their options […]

Art in our neighborhoods

Art invades every single city neighborhood in Cleveland. Around each corner, you will likely encounter galleries, public art, eclectic architecture, innovative greenspace or creative city residents. These efforts, activities and individuals contribute greatly to neighborhood revitalization. Buildings become restored, storefronts become occupied, events are planned and scheduled, and character is infused throughout the city. Mark your […]

Cleveland World Festival celebrates our diversity!

The Cleveland World Festival has evolved into a very popular celebration that draws tens of thousands of visitors to the city’s famed Cultural Gardens. This feast of fun, music and sports from around the globe, will return to the vast expanse of fields, forests and gardens of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens on Sunday, August 2, 2015 […]

Mapping population change in Cleveland’s neighborhoods

Cleveland Neighborhood Progress commissioned a study by Cleveland State University’s Center for Population Dynamics to research population trends in the city. Specifically, the research team, led by Richey Piiparinen, looked at educational attainment and “brain gain” tendencies. This work highlights encouraging population trends that go well beyond a basic headcount of residents. The report has […]

Greater Circle Living Program provides amazing incentives

Do you know anyone that works in the Greater University Circle area? If you do – or maybe it’s you – they may qualify for homeownership or rental housing incentives. Employees of nonprofits in Greater University Circle and employees of 5 anchor institutions (CWRU, Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals, Cleveland Museum of Art, and Judson) should […]

How big does your house need to be?

The Detroit Shoreway neighborhood is making news for new restaurants, arts and culture and large scale housing developments. Recently, however, it was the news of a tiny house that started people talking. Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization and Citizens Bank have partnered to introduce the tiny house concept in the Eco Village section of the […]