Riverview HOPE VI Housing
Location: Cleveland, Ohio. Historic neighborhood
On a crescent of forested bluff with views of downtown and Lake Eerie, Cleveland's Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority is building a new neighborhood. Having demolished 135 units of subsidized housing, the agency is now fulfilling the plan for Riverview, bringing the traditional urbanism of the Ohio City neighborhood out to the dramatic bluff. The current work is the result of an intensive communioty process that exemplifies New Urbanism.Read more at this project's website.
Transect Zone(s): T4 general.
Guiding Charter Principle(s): Four, Twelve, Thirteen
Project or Plan's Scale: Corridor
Features: Affordable/subsidized housing, Bus transit, Mixed uses, Rail/fixed guideway transit, Waterfront.
Land area (in acres): 20
Retail area (in sq. ft.): 25
Number of residential units (include live/work): 570
Residential types: Low-rise flats.
Project team designers: Goody, Clancy & Associates
Project team developers: Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority
Previous site status: Redevelopment