Glenville

Photo Bob PerkoskiPhoto Bob Perkoski

When the revival and renaissance of Cleveland is mentioned in media, Glenville often is singled out. It’s an area that has recently gotten the attention of developers and neighborhood organizers. You can’t help but look at the streets of Glenville and see the building blocks of the next Ohio City or Detroit Shoreway. The Famicos Foundation and other groups have been leading the charge to boost the area's economy. The historic Rockefeller Park on the neighborhood’s western edge is a regional treasure. 

GardenWalk Cleveland: Changing neighborhood perceptions through creative landscapes
GardenWalk Cleveland will feature more than 400 gardens in 11 Cleveland neighborhoods this weekend—showing off the work, creativity, and neighborhood pride of local gardeners.
Make It Home: A plan to support homeownership, stabilize east side CLE neighborhoods
In early April, the City of Cleveland, Enterprise Community Partners, Cuyahoga Land Bank, CHN Housing Partners, Legal Aid Society of Cleveland, and the Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless united with Rocket Community Fund to unveil the Make It Home Cleveland program. Aiming to address tax foreclosure and improve Black homeownership rates in East Side neighborhoods, the initiative offers renters the chance to become homeowners through financial support and housing stability services.
The Cardalians: Not bragging, just saying, Cleveland is home
In the conclusion of his series "The Cardalians," Ralph Horner reflects on his experiences with his friends from Cardale, Pennsylvania who settled in Glenville and Collinwood in the 1950s. Horner then wraps the series up with a personal note.
The Cardalians: The characters and mischief in Otto’s Bar
Ralph Horner recalls his time as a young man in the 1950s, spending time with Glenville residents from Cardale, Pennsylvania at Otto's Bar and the Bowl-a-Rama in Collinwood.
The Cardalians: Antics at Otto’s Bar and the Bowl-a-Rama
Ralph Horner recalls his time as a young man in the 1950s, spending time with Glenville residents from Cardale, Pennsylvania at Otto's Bar and the Bowl-a-Rama in Collinwood.
The Cardalians: The Pennsylvania migration
"The Cardalians" is Ralph Horner’s third series of essays, recalling his days in the 1950s as a young man near Cleveland’s Glenville and Collinwood neighborhoods, and the large population of residents who came to Cleveland from Cardale, Pennsylvania.
Moonlight Masquerade: Famicos Foundation to host annual gala tonight
Famicos Foundation is holding its annual fundraiser, Moonlight Masquerade, tonight to continue its efforts to create vibrant, healthy neighborhoods with more than 90 programs and services.
The World on Stage: Summer concert series will celebrate cultures in the Cultural Gardens
Music and dance from around the world takes the stage at Cleveland Cultural Gardens this summer, with World on Stage concert and event series, including African Day, Hispanic Cultural Day, Middle East Day, and the 77th annual One World Day.
Fourth Civil Rights Trail marker to be unveiled at Glenville High this weekend
The fourth marker on Cleveland Restoration Society's Cleveland Civil Rights Trail will be unveiled this Saturday, April 29, at Glenville High School’s 10th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Program.
Filling a need: Resource closets provide basic supplies and food to struggling Clevelanders
Too many Clevelanders, especially those living in the city's predominantly Black and underserved neighborhoods, struggle to make ends meet as a result of unemployment and underemployment. Many area organizations are working hard to meet the needs of people. Three Cleveland organizations are taking grassroots, creative approaches to supplying basic resources.
For the love of literacy: Groups work together to overhaul, restock Little Free Libraries
The National Council of Jewish Women Cleveland last week celebrated the official transition to its role in caring for and stocking Little Free Libraries in Cuyahoga County. The organization kicked off the celebration with partners Krylon and CleveHome with a new library at Franklin D. Roosevelt in Glenville. 
Cleveland Municipal Airport: Before it was Hopkins, this airport was leading the way in aviation
Cleveland Masterworks: In the early 1900s, transcontinental airmail flights would stop in Cleveland at an airport in Glenville. By 1925, concern over resident safety lead officials to build Cleveland Municipal Airport on farmland on Broopark Road—the site for the National Air Races and today's Hopkins International Airport.
Preserving our cultural heritage: Cleveland Restoration Society gets $50,000 planning grant
The Cleveland Restoration Society just received $50,000 for a planning study to create a brick-and-mortar fund to preserve Cleveland's Black churches.
Making connections: DigitalC rolls out high-speed connections in seven neighborhoods
DigitalC, the local nonprofit that is focused on connecting the unconnected, has expanded its high-speed internet connections in seven different Cleveland neighborhoods—including about 1,000 residents in four CMHA properties.  
Marching on: Newest Civil Rights Trail marker honors Carl B. Stokes, Cleveland’s first Black mayor
Cleveland Restoration Society on June 8 will place at City Hall the second historical marker on the Cleveland Civil Rights Trail, honoring late Cleveland Mayor Carl B. Stokes.
Richman Brothers: Known for its quality clothing, stellar treatment of employees
Cleveland Masterworks: A now-derelict factory on the shores of Lake Erie once housed one of Cleveland’s most successful businesses. For more than 100 years, Richman Brothers produced quality suits that were a rites of passage for many young men graduating or getting married, while also going above and beyond in caring for its 2,000 employees. 
Growing roots: Gateway 105 Farmers’ Market returns to Glenville, in a new home and location
After 10 years of operating out of tents on a lot on East 105th Street and Ashbury Avenue, The Famicos Foundation is now running The Gateway 105 Farmers' Market in a new enclosed building down the street in Glenville.
Ashbury Community Center celebrates new AT&T Learning Center with block party, free computers
In March, AT&T opened its second Cleveland Connected Leaning Center at the Ashbury Senior Computer Community Center. In April, a block party in the Glenville center celebrated the opening, new high-speed fiber internet in the neighborhood, and affordable connectivity. 
Robert P. Madison, man of many architectural, personal triumphs
Cleveland Masterworks: Robert P. Madison has created his own legacy—from his designs for buildings like Park Place Apartments or Fatima Family Center in Hough, to his work on the Rock Hall and Browns stadium—but he has also accomplished a lot of firsts in his almost 99 years on this planet.
AT&T continues to close CLE's digital divide with investment in Glenville
On its quest to narrow the digital divide, AT&T opened its second Connected Leaning Center earlier this month at Ashbury Senior Computer Community Center in Glenville, and announced the availability of AT&T Fiber to hundreds of homes in the neighborhood.