May 8, 2020

CLEVELAND – The Group Plan Commission has been awarded a grant from Ohio-based CareSource. The funds will support future programming in Public Square. The ongoing pandemic is expected to impact public events in The Square this summer, but the grant from CareSource will be used to help The...

May 5, 2020


During this challenging time, we remain committed to our mission: to renew the heart of downtown Cleveland for today’s citizens and future generations by transforming and connecting the city’s signature public spaces.

We wanted to take a moment to share the impact that COVID-19 has had on...

April 9, 2020

As we prepare to send out our first monthly e-newsletter for Public Square I find myself sitting in my kitchen thinking about the safety and security of my staff, our partners, the public and our beautiful Square in a completely new light.  While I would normally be brainstorming ideas for...

November 13, 2019

A new economic impact study, completed by JLL, reveals that the renovation of Public Square has led to an additional $1.2 billion in commercial real estate in downtown Cleveland.

The Group Plan Commission led the effort to redesign The Square. The commission worked closely with the City of...

March 15, 2017

James Corner Field Operations, the design firm behind Public Square, was nominated for an architecture and urban transformation award.

Architizer named Public Square among the best projects in their A+ Awards.

The category is Architecture and Urban Transformation.

This will be the 5th ann...

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