Spring’s Arrival Brings Progress on the Towpath Trail

After shutting down for winter, construction crews have resumed their work on stage 4 of the Towpath Trail extension project that runs from the northern end of stage 3 (Literary Rd. & University Rd.) through Scranton Flats and Carter Rd. to Canal Basin Park. On the southern end of stage 4, Independence Excavating Inc.’s crew […]

Introducing Our New Assistant Director- Fran DiDonato

Canalway Partners is proud to introduce Frances Crowe DiDonato as Assistant Director, effective March 1, 2017.  The expansion of staff comes at a critical juncture for Canalway Partners and the development of the Ohio & Erie Canalway National Heritage Area. Executive Director Tim Donovan put it this way: “The Towpath Trail project is making important […]

The 7/10 Canal Basin Park Take A Hike Tour is a CAC Featured Event

This Sunday’s (7/10/16) Canal Basin Park Take A Hike is a Cuyahoga Arts & Culture featured event- http://www.cacgrants.org/find-an-event/take-a-hike-canal-basin-park-tour/18448 Enjoy tales from the early days of Cleveland while learning about Moses Cleaveland, the Cuyahoga River, beautiful bridges, the historic B&O Rail Station and plans for a 25-acre park and the extension of the Towpath Trail. Be sure to […]

Canal Basin Park Take a Hike, May 29th

Canalway Partners co-founder Tom Yablonsky will be leading a special Canal Basin Park Take A Hike Tour at 10 AM this Sunday May 29th.   Take a Hike, presented by Dollar Bank, offers five, free, guided walking tours of five distinct neighborhoods in downtown Cleveland.  Tours explore the Gateway District, Warehouse District, Civic Center, Playhouse Square […]

The Newest View of the Cuyahoga River

The newest view of the Cuyahoga River in Downtown Cleveland is in the footprint of Canal Basin Park. The site of the former VanDuzer studio will soon become a $20M Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District pump station facility that will capture about 11 million gallons of stormwater a year. The plans for the pump station include a riverfront promenade for public […]

10 Parks that Changed America

On April 12th at 8pm, WVIZ will air a special 10 Parks That Changed America. It is “the story of 10 visionaries who took open canvases of God-forsaken land, and transformed them into serene spaces that offer city dwellers a respite from the hustle and bustle of urban life.” This PBS special illustrates the transformative powers of […]

Canal Basin Park in the DCA State of Downtown Cleveland

Canal Basin Park is in Downtown Cleveland Alliance’s report “The State of Downtown Cleveland 2015“, the report highlights that Canal Basin Park will be a 20 acre park on the riverfront. DCA’s State of Downtown Report 2015 includes updates on the office, housing, hospitality, retail and transportation markets in Downtown Cleveland.   View the State of Downtown Cleveland 2015 […]

Update: Canal Basin Park- Initial Greening Project

Update, 3/14/16- .@clevemetroparks@CityofCleveland the 1st phase of the greening plan at Canal Basin Park #green#park#urbanpic.twitter.com/aiE106nUOx — Brian M Zimmerman (@CEO_CleMetParks) March 12, 2016   Ground has been broken for Canal Basin Park, the northern terminus of the @OECanalway & Towpath Trail! pic.twitter.com/Rzv6mGha50 — Share The River (@ShareTheRiver) March 21, 2016 The final design of the […]

Canal Basin Park Framework Plan

On Friday, November 20th 2015 the Cleveland City Planning Commission voted to adopt the Canal Basin Park Framework Plan, which sets the direction for a new 20-acre park in Downtown Cleveland. Canal Basin Park will be a year-round public place that brings together history, neighborhoods, and the community. It is located where the historic Ohio […]