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the

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• place making • capitalizing on ethnic retailing • building on our assets; existing local businesses and institutions, physical built environment, cultural heritage, and community traditions • business retention and attraction, based on community needs, offering incentives to micro and small businesses to strengthen and grow a more vibrant, attractive commercial retail district

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the

basics

• clean, green and beautify • develop design features • community involvement from businesses, consumers, local leaders • appropriate level of planning • leverage investment & funding • seek investment and partnerships for renovations and new construction projects based on community needs | for services and amenities

up to $5,000 business energy boost

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the

demographics
Hispanic enclaves in Ohio (2010)

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the

demographics Hispanic enclaves in Ohio (2010)

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Hispanic

population by country of origin (2011)

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Hispanic

population by country of origin

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Cleveland’s Hispanic enclave

density and country of origin

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development resources and processes

“Community Development Corporations and their Changing Support Systems” December 2002, Copyright © 2002, by, Christopher Walker, The Urban Institute, Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center, 2100 M Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037 C L E V E L A N D

development resources and processes

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development resources and processes

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development West 25

th

Street Corridor Initiative Ward 14

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W. 25th Street & Clark Avenue
T shaped district centered at W. 25th Street and Clark Avenue W25th Street (.6 mile) from Wade to Meyer Avenue Clark Avenue (.4 mile) from W. 25th street to Fulton Road

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W. 25th Street & Clark Avenue
T shaped district centered at W. 25th Street and Clark Avenue W25th Street (.6 mile) from Wade to Meyer Avenue Clark Avenue (.4 mile) from W. 25th street to Fulton Road

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integration with other strategic plans, partners & opportunities
• W. 25th Street Corridor Initiative • Cleveland 5-year Capital Plan • Scenic Byway, Bike Cleveland • Opportunities: senior housing
project; new construction (retail, housing, other); historic re-use; land bank parcels on Clark Ave.

• Incorporate separate detailed budget with area-wide summary total for potential funders and capital plan.

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questions, issues, other

Ideas
• Further research, field trips • Business and consumer surveys • Merchant association • Food vendor carts; vibrant street retail in set-backs • signature events • urban youth and ethnic community activities and amenities, etc.

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