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Near West Region

Meeting Times and Location

WebEx Virtual 8:30 a.m. – Generally 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of the month (see schedule/agenda)


Region Description

The Near West  Region generally covers the area of the City between the Cuyahoga River and West 85th Street excluding the west side of the Flats and the Lake Erie waterfront.  This region includes the following Design Review Districts:

  • Clark-Metro Design Review District Map (PDF)
  • Old Brooklyn Design Review District Map (PDF)

To check the status of a case in the Near West Design Review Region click here.

The Near West Committee also reviews projects in the Brooklyn Centre Historic District as advisory to the Cleveland Landmarks Commission.

The Near West Committee does not review projects in the following designated Local Landmarks Districts: (these districts are reviewed by separate local committees advisory to the Landmarks Commission)

  • Brooklyn Centre Historic District
  • Franklin-West Clinton Historic District
  • Gordon Square Historic District
  • Lorain Avenue Historic District
  • Market Square Historic District
  • Ohio City Historic District
  • Tremont Historic District

City Planning Staff

Britany Pabon   216 664-2984

Committee Members

David Jurca, Architect (Chair)
Jenice Contreras, Local Non-Profit Representative
John Gallagher, Local Business Representative
Bob Gardin, Local Non-Profit Representative
John Rakauskas, Architect
Matt Schmidt, Architect
Christopher Toddy, Architect
Christine Wisnieski, Graphic Artist