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August 27 Possibilities Forum: “HARBOR FACE-OFF: Iconic Footbridge Vs The Landbridge”

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HARBOR FACE-OFF: Iconic Footbridge vs The Landbridge

Connecting the City with the Harbor

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For the first time, proponents for the competing proposals to connect downtown with the harbor will face-off on Tuesday, August 27th at Merwin’s Wharf at 8:30 AM. Doors open at 8:00 AM with beverages and muffins.

  • Learn why the downtown-harbor connection is so important.
  • Historical perspective and previous connection proposals.
  • Merits of the current concepts – landbridge versus footbridge.
  • Get insights from the experts and voice your opinions.


Bob Gardin, Chair, Green Ribbon Lakefront Projects / Landbridge Advocate
Tony Coyne, Esq. Chairman, Group Plan Commission / Footbridge Advocate
Chris Lynn, PLA, ASLA, Planning/Landscape Architecture Practice Lead, AECOM
Steven Rugare, Associate Professor, College of Architecture and Environmental Design, Kent State, Associate of KSU/Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative


Dick Clough, Founder/Board Chair, Green Ribbon Coalition and CEO, CloughCleveland, Inc., IdeaEngineering


8:00 AM – Registration
8:30 AM – Program begins
9:30 AM – Program concludes

Ticket Information:

Seating is limited. The event will sell-out. Make your reservation now.
Admission: Green Ribbon Members $10 / Non-members $15

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POSSIBILITIES: Re-imagining Cleveland’s Lakefront Dialogue Series is presented by the Green Ribbon Coalition and our media partner, Freshwater Cleveland.

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