Huang, the planning department’s first female director and first Asian-American director, hopes not so much to develop the city as to help residents develop it. “Residents should have the opportunity to determine the future of their neighborhoods.”
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Euclid Avenue in Midtown was completely transformed by the Health Line more than a decade ago, yet despite more than 18,000 people now working here, the area has always been starved of residents. Only about 2,000 people live in Midtown between the Innerbelt and E. 79th St. That’s about to change as Akron-based Signet Real Estate Group prepares to add more than 160 market-rate apartments to a long-vacant parcel on Euclid Ave. near East 73rd Street.
Minute Men, a 53-year-old staffing company that is one of the largest staffing firms in the nation serving private employers, plans to consolidate and expand its headquarters at 3740 Carnegie Ave. in Midtown Cleveland.
On May 12, staff at AsiaTown restaurant Emperor’s Palace spent hours preparing, boxing and sorting 100 free meals for neighborhood residents. The project was sponsored by the Medworks Unconditional Care COVID-19 Relief Fund, which purchases food and gift cards from local restaurants and grocery stores and distributes them to greater Cleveland community members in need.