A new project from Julia de Burgos Cultural Arts Center will brighten an empty building in the Clark-Fulton neighborhood. The boarded-up Weber building at 3140 W. 25th St. will soon be adorned with three new murals by Latinx artists Gilberto Rivera, Bruno Casiano and Gabriel Mercano, improving the look of the building while giving space to marginalized voices.
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After 30 years of promoting the arts and culture of Cleveland’s Latino community, the Julia De Burgos Cultural Arts Center now has a permanent home on Archwood Ave. in Cleveland. The center spent many years moving from one location to another until an opportunity came up to share space with Archwood United Church of Christ at 2800 Archwood.
The wider availability of Covid-19 vaccines in recent weeks has many Clevelanders weighing whether to get the shots. Cleveland Documenters interviewed more than 40 friends, family members, neighbors and residents from across the city over the past several weeks to understand their views, which in some cases were still evolving.