West Side Market

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City officials present plan for West Side Market parking

(Plain Press, May 2017)       At an April 19th meeting with representatives from the City of Cleveland Department of Public Works, West Side Market Tenants received an update on the City of Cleveland’s plans for the West Side Market Parking Lot. City officials said that when they start charging for parking, there will be 1 … 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

City presents plans for West Side Market

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, April, 2016) On March 2nd at Urban Community School, City of Cleveland officials joined with Ohio City Incorporated staff and Ward 3 Councilman Joe Cimperman to make a presentation to the community on upcoming changes at the West Side Market. Planned changes include changes to the parking lots, new lighting, … Continue reading

West Side Market threatened as customers from other businesses take over its traditional parking area

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, July 2015) A visit to the West Side Market on a recent weekday offered a demonstration of the parking problem. While the parking lot was full, the number of shoppers in the market did not come close to reflecting the number of cars in the parking lot. Vince Bertonaschi, a … Continue reading

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Lack of parking at the West Side Market

Open letter to Steve Bitto, Executive Director of Marketing and Communications  at GCRTA: Suggestion to alleviate parking problem at the West Side Market To the editor: One of the biggest issues there is lack of parking – all the merchants will tell you. And what about a shuttle between market and red line? And sell … Continue reading