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Karl Johnson interview, 09 August 2010

Karl Johnson discusses his experience of being a Cleveland tour guide, lesser known stories of Cleveland's past, the railway system, urban renewal and public housing, and the issue of race and racism in Cleveland and America. His interview consists of personal stories, thoughts on public housing, and a discussion of the Hough and Glenville riots which leads to discussion of race.

Robin Yates Interview, 16 July 2006

Robin Yates, a professional real estate developer, describes his professional history and experiences with neighborhood projects in the city of Cleveland. Yates also explains his bed and breakfast operation that takes tourists on tours of the city of Cleveland. Significant to Yates is not only the perception of Cleveland, but the means to increase residency and future residential developments in the city.

Sherril Paul Interview, 2005

Sherril Paul moved to Cleveland at an early age and as she grew up began to volunteer leading walking tours around Cleveland's Playhouse Square theatres. In 1982 she bought Best Conventions, a company that did walking tours and bus tours around Cleveland. She raised money to buy Lolly the Trolley's and in 1985 Trolley Tours of Cleveland began. In this 2005 interview she describes the process of starting the company and what they do for the city now. She also recounts some of her favorite…

Jennifer Coleman Interview, November 10 2006

Jennifer Coleman, a native Clevelander, works as an architect in the city and is the founder of CityProwl, which provides free audio tours for downtown Cleveland. In this 2006 interview, Coleman, who resides in Euclid Avenue's Midtown district, provides a unique perspective of the Euclid Corridor Transportation Project. She speaks about the buildings along the whole of Euclid Avenue and the development of the street throughout history. In offering her opinion on the continued improvement of…

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