Browse Interviews

  • Collection: Metro West
  • Subject is exactly "Old Brooklyn"
2 total

Bob Gardin interview, 07 August 2017

Bob Gardin, of Big Creek Connects, grew up in the Old Brooklyn neighborhood, and has also been affiliated with the Tremont area. Informed by his background in business, politics, and urban planning, Gardin envisions an urban landscape where people are connected to the natural environment while still enjoying the benefits of living in the city. He remarks on the Jones Home Historic District, where he currently resides, and the importance of Cleveland's watersheds.

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Joan Komic interview, 04 August 2017

Joan Komic is a lifelong resident of Cleveland. Her family moved from the east side to Clark-Fulton when she and her sister were very young. She recalls her father's decision to leave Clark-Fulton out of concern about rising crime and move to Old Brooklyn. There she remembers playing with friends in the woods until I-480 destroyed them. Komic describes her current neighborhood, the Jones Home section of Brooklyn Centre. She relates how she started a block club on Daisy Avenue following an…

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