|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 29 Dec 2009 13:10:16 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Rails to trails in Cleveland, Ohio|
Land purchase moves trail plan a step closer to reality By Steven Litt Cleveland Plain Dealer (OH) December 28, 2009,CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The long-held civic dream of linking neighborhoods along Cleveland's Flats to the Cuyahoga River and Lake Erie with hike-and-bike trails just took a big step forward.
The Trust for Public Land, a national nonprofit land-conservation organization based in San Francisco, announced Monday it closed a $3.2 million deal to preserve 1.3 miles of abandoned rail bed on the west bank of the Flats for a future trail network.
The transaction, completed Wednesday, transferred ownership from Earl Walker, a Cleveland investor and former Cuyahoga Community College professor, to Parkworks, a nonprofit organization that aims to turn a chunk of urban archaeology into a major public amenity.
"We just feel terrific about having this vision last year and realizing it over the past 12 months," Parkworks director Ann Zoller said Monday.
... For the entire article, see http://blog.cleveland.com/architecture/2009/12/land_purchase_moves_trail_plan.html -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Brownfields mailing list Brownfields@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/brownfields-cpeo.org
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