Cleveland’s Detroit-Shoreway neighborhood sees economic boost thanks to booming business

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) – In recent years, dozens of businesses have chosen the Detroit-Shoreway neighborhood on Cleveland’s near West Side to call home and to build their dream.

With those businesses has come noticeable change, according to Tiffany Murrell and James Harris who were enjoying the ambiance along Detroit Avenue near the West 65th Street intersection Sunday evening.

“I’ve seen growth, I’ve seen buildings being built, I’ve seen places with smaller storefronts turn into bigger businesses,” said Harris, who has been a regular in the neighborhood for the last couple of decades.

That business growth is by design, especially in the Gordon Square Arts District where more than 100 new businesses have opening since 2006.

“I’m from West Virginia, so this is new to me but it’s awesome,” said Murrell. “Being from a small town in West Virginia and coming to a big city like Cleveland, and seeing all the new development…

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