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ABOUT CIRCLE EAST DISTRICT

A MODERN AND THRIVING COMMUNITY FOR ALL

Circle East District is a Cuyahoga Land Bank initiative to revitalize the residential and commercial areas at East Cleveland’s Eastern gateway to University Circle. Through the building of more than 200 homes, the goal is to expand East Cleveland’s property and income tax base and kickstart a transformational redevelopment in the area — all while creating a more inclusive and equitable community, where current residents can benefit from the new development.

By building this district, we’re creating opportunities for new businesses to thrive and for residents to enjoy a vibrant community. Circle East District serves as a catalyst for further development and growth, bringing in more revenue and providing a solid foundation for a prosperous future.

Join us in building a stronger, more sustainable community for all to enjoy!

ECONOMIC IMPACT

$60 million

in new
property value

$240,000

of annual
new income tax

$12 million

in new
household income

33

jobs created with a
payroll of $2.64 million

610

construction
jobs created

WHAT THE COMMUNITY HAS TO SAY:

I've been in East Cleveland over 40 years…I believe in everything that we’re trying to do, and hopefully… we can come back stronger together

Debbie

I am thrilled with the neighborhood's potential to build new connections and the fantastic opportunities for residents and businesses. After many years of discussing what is possible, we are about to see a fundamental transformation to our city, parks, and community. Seeing the ideas and dreams of revitalization becoming a reality is so exciting! To future East Cleveland residents: join us in our vibrant, diverse, evolving community!

Julie

I am excited about having new housing options in our wonderful neighborhood - one that is known for welcoming different cultures. This is a fresh start for the residents of East Cleveland. One thing hasn't changed: our strength lies in our people who work together tirelessly for the betterment of the community.

Beverley

To the future residents of East Cleveland: Welcome! I encourage you to immerse yourself in our rich history and culture. We're glad you're here and invite you to join us on the forefront of beautiful change in this unique community.

Najae
architectural rendering of circle east district, showing retail and residential buildings, and single family homes

PHASE I, 2023-2025

Phase I includes a mix of housing types developed along Woodlawn Avenue, rebuilding of the waterline and sewer infrastructure, repaving of the streets, new sidewalks, tree lawns, trees, streetlights, and the installation of fiber optic cable.

an African-American couple walking a white labradoodle through a Circle East District residential neighborhood

PHASE II

After the successful completion of Phase I, we will continue to build eastwards starting with new homes on Penrose Avenue and the development of new commercial and recreational amenities on Euclid Avenue.

DISCOVER THE MEANING OF:

LAND BANK LIVING

NOT JUST AN ORGANIZATION, BUT A LIFESTYLE.

Land Bank Homes are synonymous with beautiful, modern designs and crafted with high-quality construction.

Experience ENERGY STAR Certified, stunning homes with today’s most exciting features, such as open floorplans, soothing natural light, efficient layouts, spacious kitchens designed for gourmet cooking, spa-inspired baths, and comfortable master bedrooms – including many first-floor primary suites.

Granite countertops, luxury vinyl plank flooring, and ceramic tile are standard features. With utility cost-savings and convenient connections to every University Circle hotspot, your new home qualifies in the Circle East District for the city’s 15-year tax abatement. Land Bank Homes are family-friendly for all generations and backed by our genuine promise of quality and satisfaction.

NEIGHBORHOOD UPDATES

May 30, 2024

Sustainable Efforts Bloom in Circle East District

May 22, 2024

Circle East District Announces New Development Partners

April 4, 2024

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