Cleveland Storefront Program honors 2004 participants

(Plain Press, June 2005) At a May 17th Awards Ceremony, the City of Cleveland Community Development Department honored 48 businesses and property owners for successfully completing 53 storefront renovation projects in the city’s Storefront Renovation Program in 2004. The public-private investment made in the program last year totaled $5.6 million.

In the area served by the Plain Press a number of projects were completed. A list of projects by neighborhood development corporation service area follows.

In the Clark Metro Development Corporation service area the Family Dollar Building at 2704 Clark Avenue was renovated. The owner is Gerald E. Zahler.

In the Cudell Improvement service area four projects were completed in 2004: 1). Trolley Turn-around at 10005 Lorain Avenue, applicant Clyde Gazda; 2). Nassar Building, 11001-09 Detroit Avenue, applicant Joseph Nassar; 3). Southwest Savings & Loan Building, 9815 Lorain Avenue, applicant Cudell Improvement; and 4) the Poppy Building, 10010 Lorain Avenue, applicant  Khambong V. Riaz.

In the Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization’s service area  two buildings on Detroit Avenue owned by Medici Properties, LLC and Robert Mascheki, AIA completed renovation of their storefronts, the 6419 Building and the 6421 Building.

In the Ohio City Near West Development Corporation service area three buildings successfully completed their storefront renovations: 1). The Cleveland Environmental Center at 3500 Lorain Ave, applicant 3500 Group, Ltd; 2). The Ideal Roofing Company Office and Warehouse at 4609 Lorain Avenue,  applicant  the Ideal Roofing Company and Michael Myeroff; and 3) Loren Naji Studio and Gallery, 2138 W. 25th,  applicant Loren Naji.


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