West Side Market Parking

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Paid parking begins at West Side Market lot

(Plain Press, March 2018)     Paid parking at the West Side Market parking lot began on February 27th. The City of Cleveland announced that the first 90 minutes of parking will be free during the hours of 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. The parking lot will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a … Continue reading

Concerns about West Side Market parking fees raised at community discussion

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, November 2016)    Residents and stakeholders in the area around the West Side Market attended a meeting at Franklin Circle Church on October 18th to discuss proposed parking rates for the West Side Market and Hicks parking lots. Mayor Frank Jackson’s Chief of Staff Ken Silliman presented the City of … Continue reading

Rejected parking garage could have made a big difference in alleviating emerging West Side Market parking crisis

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, July 2016) Early in this decade, the West Side Market Tenants’ Association, with the help of neighborhood residents, looked into the possibility of building a 600 space parking garage on the Hicks parking lot located just northeast of the West Side Market. A project overview fact sheet was produced which … Continue reading

West Side Market in danger of losing status as a “real market”

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, June 2016) West Side Market Tenants’ Association President Vince Bertonaschi has one simple question he would like members of local block clubs to ask themselves concerning the West Side Market, “Do you want a real market, or a tourist attraction?” Bertonaschi posed that question while speaking on May 17th at … Continue reading

The City’s Treatment to Market Vendors is a Disgrace!

To the editor: (Plain Press, June 2016) Thank you for your article concerning the injustice of the City of Cleveland to the Merchants of the West Side Market. The only time the City shows support for the Market is when they want to “Show Off” one of its Jewels for a Convention, etc. Taking the parking … Continue reading

Businesses in West Side Market District take advantage of free parking while West Side Market Tenants are forced to pick up the tab for lot security

by Chuck Hoven   (Plain Press, May 2016) At a recent community meeting on the Near West Side, several people said they miss shopping at the West Side Market, but no longer shop there because of the difficulty in finding a parking spot. A visit to the West Side Market on the afternoon of Wednesday, April … Continue reading

Meeting reveals City of Cleveland’s parking plans for West Side Market District

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, August 2015) Ohio City Incorporated held a Community Meeting on July 16th to address changes to the West Side Market’s and Market District’s parking. The meeting was the third attempt to hold a meeting on the topic; two previously scheduled meetings, widely publicized in the Plain Dealer and other media, … Continue reading

Reader calls for a campaign to save West Side Market parking

To the editor: (Plain Press, August 2015) This letter is in response to the article, “West Side Market threatened as customers from other businesses take over its traditional parking area”, written by Chuck Hoven. Per the article: “In August of last year, the city of Cleveland failed to renew the West Side Market Tenant Association … Continue reading