part of our effort to share our work with more people, we are creating a
series of videos that address the different aspects that go into the
effort of returning properties to productive use. Our first
completed video addresses DEMOLITION. Please check it out and
share it with your friends!
|"Demolition" by The Cuyahoga Land Bank.|
If you are not already a Facebook
fan, a Twitter
follower or a YouTube
subscriber, please click on our social media links and join the conversation!
PBS PUTS ITS SPOTLIGHT ON THE LAND BANK
No one expected the
Public Broadcasting System (PBS) would choose the Cuyahoga Land Bank to
illustrate how America's cities are responding to the foreclosure crisis
- but perhaps we should have. After all, with some 13,000 vacant
or abandoned houses - and another 20,000 to 30,000 more expected in the
next several years, according to Gus Frangos, president of the Land Bank
- few cities can illustrate the urgency of the country's housing
problems more clearly than Cleveland...Read More
LAND BANK'S SEARCH AND RESCUE CONNECTION
take it for granted that firefighters know what to do when they rescue
someone from a collapsed building - but how do they train for such a
to the Land Bank, we know can go into real collapsed homes for our
training, says Ron James, head of Urban Search and Rescue Operations for
Region 2 (five counties in Northeast Ohio), the team that rescues
people from collapsed structures...Read More
LAND BANK FUNDS TO ELIMINATE BEREA EYESORES
Berea was ready to
create a new Uptown District - a blending of homes, small commercial
businesses, entertainment spots and green space - but one factor stood
in the way: a pair of vacant auot dealerships on Front Street.
The old Williams Ford
and Serpentini Ford buildings had been purchased by the City of Berea
and the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) years ago, to make way
for a new freeway overpass as part of the redevelopment project.
But demolishing such a massive property was a huge undertaking and
hugely expensive... Read More
Please share our message with your friends and neighbors and work with us to re-imagine Cuyahoga County.
President and General Counsel
Cuyahoga County Land Reutilization Corp
LAND BANK DEMOLISHES 27 APT BUILDINGS, 31 HOMES IN EAST CLEVELAND!
week, the Cuyahoga Land Bank began to reimagine seven acres in East
Cleveland, when we started the demolition of 27 apartment buildings and
31 homes that had long stood vacant and abandoned on Hartshorn Avenue,
in addition to the deconstruction of five apartment buildings on Eddy
Road. The largest scale joint demolition and deconstruction
project that the Land Bank has undertaken to date, this gathering of
three development sites....