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Neighbor Up on Placemaking

Neighbor Up University: City Repair Night’s Tips on Engaging Your Neighbors

More than 30 people came together at June's City Repair Night. City Repair Night is part of Neighbor Up University, a place where everyday people share their skills and knowledge to create an extraordinary world right where we live. The theme this month was "Engage Your Neighbors." There were a range of neighbors in the circle. Some, like Elle from City Rising Farm in Hough and Gordon from Prince.
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Creating Meaningful Places

Neighbor Up members are doing projects across Cleveland that are restoring community and making our neighborhoods safer and more beautiful. [gallery ids="89475,85445,87328"] Greater Buckeye Neighbor Up members in the Buckeye, Shaker Square, Larchmere, Mt. Pleasant and Woodland Hills neighborhoods are launching a Greater Buckeye Network Night sponsored by the St. Luke's Foundation. Hosted the third Wednesday of every month, it is a place for neighbors to come together,.
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Newark Court Becomes Newark Creek

Neighborhood: Clark-Fulton Project: Newark Court alley   To many neighbors who live close to the Newark Court alleyway, it has been a place of possible danger where people come to dump their garbage illegally. After learning about City Repair Cleveland Style, a few folks met and started talking about how the alley could be an asset for the neighborhood if it were cleaned up, better lit and more.
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Stockyards Mural Painting

Neighborhood: Stockyards Project: Mural painting at West 61st & Frontier Avenue Core Team Members: Diane Morgan, Irene Hitsman, Robin Robinson, Paul Inman     When neighbors and visitors turn down West 61st Street from Clark Avenue, they enter a space that is unlike any other in the Stockyards neighborhood. There are two gardens — Frontier Community Garden and Maggie's Farm — that give the neighborhood a sense of calm, quiet and relaxation. The heart.
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Where Art & Community Intersect

Architect Mark Lakeman stood inside Trinity Cathedral last month and spoke like a preacher — bringing a message of hope and inspiration to a capacity crowd of about 160 Clevelanders who came to hear him speak. “Even though we are surrounded by so many disparaging stories, our hearts are still beating,” Lakeman said as he introduced the citizen-driven movement called City Repair that began in a Portland,.
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