Design & Preservation of Cleveland Buildings: A Tribute to Jim Gibans & Ted Sande 2018

Living in Cleveland became even better due to the intrepid work of architects Jim Gibans (1930-2018) and Ted Sande (1922-2018). Their professional life’s work was to design spaces for comfort, aesthetics, function and preservation of its cultural significance in the community. James “Jim” Gibans earned his Master’s degree in Architecture from Yale in the 1950s. He was the principal partner…

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Benjamin Percy on Grit, Talent, and Telling a Story

Benjamin Percy Being Interviewed on Cleveland Public Library's Auditorium Stage

Benjamin Percy can find a lesson about storytelling just about anywhere. In a Batman comic? Of course. While watching Breaking Bad, Goldfinger, Die Hard, or Law & Order? Certainly. What about in the stories of Alice Munro or Flannery O’Connor, or in novels like Catcher in the Rye or Remains of the Day? You bet. While you’re at it, don’t…

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Help Guide the Future of Your Neighborhood Library

This summer, community members who patronize twelve branch libraries in the Cleveland Public Library system will be invited to share their ideas, input, and vision surrounding the future of these neighborhood libraries. Check the schedule below to see when and where the Library is gathering community feedback related to the Addison, Collinwood, Fulton, Garden Valley, Glenville, Harvard-Lee, Jefferson, Langston Hughes,…

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Special Board Meeting

August 9, 2018 Trustees Room         Louis Stokes Wing 12:00 Noon AGENDA Oath of Office for Reappointment of Maritza Rodriguez Motion to Temporarily Suspend the Regulations Resolution Authorizing Partnership Agreement with Experience Aviation, Inc. (EXHIBIT 1) Resolution Authorizing Preliminary Agreement with JKURTZ Architects LTD and SO-IL Office LTD for Preliminary Professional Design Services for the Martin Luther King, Jr., Branch (EXHIBIT 2) Resolution…

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