Tremont Towpath Integration Plan Kicks Off in 2017

The following appeared in the Tremont West Development Corporation February newsletter “Inside Tremont” Tremont West in partnership with Tremont Pointe applied for and received an Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing Strategies Fund grant to carry out a neighborhood-wide engagement and planning process to identify strategies that will integrate the Towpath Trail into the fabric of our […]

Towpath Media Coverage in 2016

The Towpath Trail and the Ohio & Erie Canalway National Heritage Area received a good bit of press coverage in 2016. Here are some stories to check out if you are interested in our work- Canalway association awards over $125,000 for six projects, Akron Beacon Journal, December 2016 Ohio & Erie Canalway Association awards grants totaling $363,000 […]

Towpath Trail Receives Clean Ohio Trails Funding

Cuyahoga County has been conditionally awarded $317,030 in 2016 Clean Ohio Trails Funding for Stage 4 of the Towpath Trail Extension Project. Stage 4 of the Towpath Trail Extension will run 1.5 miles from Literary Ave. to the future Canal Basin Park in Downtown Cleveland’s Flats. This stage will be the final northern Towpath connection between […]

CVNP to Open New Visitors Center in 2019

Cuyahoga Valley National Park will open a new Visitor Center to help orient guests and connect them to the park’s amenities such as the Ohio & Erie Canalway Towpath Trail and Brandywine Falls. The nonprofit Conservancy for the Cuyahoga Valley National Park is handling fundraising, design and construction of the Visitor Center; while the facility will […]

“Cycle of Arches” in Slavic Village

The “Cycle of Arches” public art in Cleveland’s Slavic Village neighborhood is looking great lit up and photographed by LAND studio. The Ohio & Erie Canalway Association awarded funds to the Slavic Village Development through its Strategic Grants Program to help create “Cycle of Arches.” The public art is positioned along the designated Ohio & […]

Ohio & Erie Canalway Association Awards $363,000 in Grant Funding

The Strategic Initiative program funds enhancements to the Towpath Trail and Ohio & Erie Canalway National Heritage Area The Ohio & Erie Canalway Association (OECA) will award $363,000 in Strategic Initiative funds to 14 organizations for projects and programs within the Ohio & Erie Canalway National Heritage Area. The OECA Strategic Initiative Program is a […]

Read with a Ranger

“Too Many Moose” is November’s Read with a Ranger book selection. Read with a Ranger is a community outreach program of Cuyahoga Valley National Park that promotes literacy, while making students more comfortable with the natural world and animals. This Pre-K to 2nd grade program happens in 16 schools and community centers in the cities […]

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 […]