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Reclaimed and Renewed: Circle East District Greenway Paved with a Sustainable Past

By Blog Posts, Community, Connectivity, Revitalization, Sustainability
Cuyahoga Land Bank is breathing new life into the 30-acre neighborhood now known as  Circle East District, and sustainability is at the heart of the project. The use of reclaimed sandstone for the walkways in the new park greenway  illustrates this commitment  And this isn't just any sandstone – it's a story etched in stone. The greenway's paths are being paved with materials salvaged from several former apartment buildings in East Cleveland—the Burnette Apartments at 15800 Euclid Avenue and six apartment buildings on Chapman Avenue built in the '20s  featuring beautiful, cut sandstone veneers. Once vibrant homes, these structures fell…
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Park Development Gets Underway in Circle East District

By Blog Posts, Community, Connectivity, Revitalization
New Greenway to Bring Recreation and Renewal The Circle East District greenway is taking root! After months of clearing land, the exciting project is sprouting to life with the planting of new trees and other land development. This transformation will turn vacant lots into a vibrant greenway, offering a multi-use trail for residents and visitors to enjoy.  The entire Circle East District was designed and is being constructed to meet (NGBS) certification requirements. This rigorous certification program ensures that the entire project meets high standards for energy efficiency, water conservation and the use of sustainable materials. The greenway is one…
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