Ukrainian Museum-Archives Signs Agreement with The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Great news for an important cultural asset within the Ohio & Erie Canalway National Heritage Area– The Ukrainian Museum-Archives (UMA) in the Tremont neighborhood of Cleveland has signed a cooperation agreement with The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., to digitize the extensive collection of books, periodicals and other materials in the UMA […]

50 Years of the National Historic Preservation Act

2016 is the 50th Anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act, the first national policy governing preservation. The act was signed into law by Lyndon B. Johnson after a period of rapid change in the United States that saw many historic buildings razed, such as the original Penn Station. The National Historic Preservation Act: Created the National […]

“Campaigns of Yesterday” at Bedford Historical Society

From our friends at the Bedford Historical Society– Bricker & Eckler LLP has partnered with the Bedford Historical Society for a new exhibit that features campaign memorabilia of presidential campaigns with ties to Ohio. Campaigns of Yesterday showcases artifacts of twentieth century presidential campaigns from local collectors. Bricker & Eckler, an Ohio-based law firm, provided artifacts […]

Historic Downtown Cleveland Luncheon Forum- Leveraging Resources for Stronger, Healthier Communities

The 2016 Historic Downtown Cleveland Luncheon Forum featured Martha Raymond, National Coordinator for Heritage Areas at the National Park Service. Her presentation “Leveraging Resources for Stronger, Healthier Communities” helped to illuminate some of the ways the National Park Service can continue to assist Cleveland with historic building rehabilitation, trail development, education programs and grants. In […]

Historic Downtown Cleveland Luncheon Forum

Please join us for the- 13th Annual Historic Downtown Cleveland Luncheon Forum Tuesday, June 7, 2016 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel Presenting Speaker – Martha Raymond, National Coordinator for Heritage Areas, National Park Service. Presentation – The Power of Partnerships:  Leveraging Resources for Stronger, Healthier Communities In her role with […]

Downtown Living has Potential to Energize Urban Centers

A canal helped make Akron and Cleveland; now apt remakes of old bldgs helps remake both.https://t.co/626P8X8Fm2 CRE pic.twitter.com/QkR3OyEcqJ — Stan Bullard (@CrainRltywriter) April 23, 2016 A recent Crain’s Cleveland article illustrates how the Ohio & Erie Canalway National Heritage Area is sparking downtown development in Cleveland and Akron. The article includes developments such as the Cascade Lofts, an […]

Take a Hike Extended!

The extended Take a Hike tour season, presented by Dollar Bank, will kick off Saturday, October 3rd. Here’s your chance to enjoy the Fall weather in Cleveland by enjoying a tour of Historic Euclid Avenue. Every Saturday from October 3rd through December 12th, a tour of Historic Euclid Avenue will be offered. Meet at 10 […]

State Historic Tax Credit Follow-Up

Following up on our past post, “Save the Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credit” we are happy to share that the Ohio Senate has removed the language placing a moratorium on the Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credit program. Thanks to all who emailed senators and public officials to express support for the program, which helps preserve the character […]

Save the Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credit

Important Call to Action The very successful Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credit (OHPTC) program is in trouble. The tax credit is a powerful economic development tool that helped spur the residential boom in Downtown Cleveland and the Warehouse District, made possible projects such as The 9, the Fairmount Creamery, Mitchell’s Ice Cream in Ohio City, […]