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  1. That type of secure facility that will take a patient with severe mental illness is hard to find. I can't imagine the social worker trying to place over 80 residents in a couple months. In my previous experience, I've had patients sent as far away as Millersburg or Alliance for that level of care.
  2. I have heard that the nursing home at W 32nd and Franklin - Vantage Place - is in the process of relocating their residents. Supposedly the building is "under contract" and "residents were informed this week that the building will be sold and turned into luxury apartments and they have until the end of the year to vacate the premises" anyone with "insider info" on this?
  3. buckeye1

    Nashville Gentrification Madness 2

    what a collection of crap lol.
  4. PNC also has a technology center right across from the Islander Apartments on Sprague Road (Mohawk Drive actually) in Strongsville. It no doubt contributes to the popularity of the Islander for Indian IT professionals. Not sure if those jobs would be in play for a move to downtown?
  5. Lorain Council approves incentives for 383 Broadway By Richard Payerchin, The Morning Journal POSTED: 09/04/18, 11:18 PM EDT | UPDATED: 3 HRS AGO 0 COMMENTS The redevelopment of a former bank on Broadway will get an economic benefit from the city of Lorain. On Sept. 4, Lorain City Council unanimously approved a 12-year, 100 percent tax abatement for Jovic 2 LLC, a company owned by Lorain developer Victor Nardini. The former Cleveland Trust Bank could become a new brewery and event space – and a $4 million investment in downtown Lorain. http://www.morningjournal.com/general-news/20180904/lorain-council-approves-incentives-for-383-broadway Street View: https://goo.gl/maps/JjX9GGdQXkD2 (building to the right has been renovated into apartments and a currently vacant restaurant space below street level...
  6. YouTube video of existing conditions at the Broadway Building in Lorain, formerly known as the Spitzer Plaza Hotel, soon to be renovated by Ariel Cleveland as a hotel and event space: (video courtesy of Chronicle-Telegram) www.arielonbroadway.com image from Wikipedia: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/ab/Broadway_Block_%28SW_Erie_n_Washington%29_P2160036.JPG Listing on National Register of Historic Places: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/85002833
  7. Look like a 1970's era building from a community college campus. No bueno.
  8. Other signs of life in downtown Lorain that have popped up recently: Speak of the Devil, a cocktail lounge just off Broadway on Fifth Street in a former paint store: http://speakofthedevillorain.com/ Campana Sauces, in the former Catholic Charities soup kitchen on Eighth Street: www.campanasauces.com Coming soon: Madi B's Scratch Chicken, 657 Broadway https://www.facebook.com/Madi-Bs-Scratch-Chicken-474769982920428/ A restaurant from Jenso Soto, owner of Smash! Food Truck at 747 Reid Avenue Summary article: http://www.morningjournal.com/article/MJ/20180818/NEWS/180819495
  9. Meanwhile, next door at a former Ameritrust branch: Lorain school board approves tax deal for former bank building By Richard Payerchin, The Morning Journal POSTED: 08/20/18, 9:17 PM EDT The Lorain City School board has approved a tax deal that could help a new brewery and event center on Broadway. Jovic 2 LLC, a company owned by Lorain developer Victor Nardini, asked Lorain city and school officials to consider a 15-year, 100 percent tax abatement for the project. The brewery and event space would be a $4 million investment at the former Cleveland Trust Bank building at 383 Broadway, according to plans. FULL STORY AT: http://www.morningjournal.com/general-news/20180820/lorain-school-board-approves-tax-deal-for-former-bank-building
  10. Lorain Port, Broadway Building developer to announce project details By Richard Payerchin, The Morning Journal POSTED: 08/21/18, 6:12 PM EDT The Lorain Port Authority and Ariel on Broadway LLC will hold a press conference to explain upcoming renovation to the Broadway Building, 301 Broadway. The gathering will take place Aug. 29 at the building, according to notices sent out late Aug. 21. “The Lorain Port Authority and Ariel on Broadway are proud to announce the Ariel on Broadway Construction Kick Off,” the notice said. The event will include information about the creation of the Ariel on Broadway Event Center and Lorain’s new hotel, Ariel Broadway Hotel by Cobblestone, according to plans. FULL STORY AT: http://www.morningjournal.com/general-news/20180821/lorain-port-broadway-building-developer-to-announce-project-details PROJECT WEBSITE: https://www.arielonbroadway.com/abw/homePage.html
  11. The only patients you ever see outdoors at a hospital are the ones looking for a place to smoke. Nobody is going to use these park areas except maybe employees on a sunny day during lunch hour. This whole thing looks like it could've been designed for a suburban highway interchange area, not a city neighborhood. It's about as urban as Eaton's corporate campus in Beachwood. (although at least it's not surrounded by a sea of surface lots...)
  12. UO demands some world-class signage lol.
  13. http://static1.squarespace.com/static/55258038e4b09e55321180a6/t/56377b58e4b04f32230f8167/1446476632979/PinecrestVisionBook.pdf Here's the old map from 2015 on page 1 of this thread for comparison purposes...
  14. buckeye1

    Spontaneous overnight visit to Cleveland Tomorrow.

    For a chain hotel, the best bet near the rapid is at the Puritas W150th station - LaQuinta Airport North is usually under a 100 a night and steps from the rapid. I don't think any hotel on Brookpark is really that walkable to the rapid station... Cleveland Hostel is probably cheaper and much closer to nightlife and the West Side Market area though.
  15. I’m getting a mid-80’s vibe from those pictures. Is that about right? My friend worked at the one in Amherst in the late 80's... so that's about right I'd say.
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