Rocky River News Archive
16 December 2012
Cuyahoga County residential development projects in the media:
08 August 2012
Greater Cleveland residential projects in the news:
Update: a West Shore Sun
editorial says that "things are looking up
" for Rockport Shopping Center in Rocky River.
Update 2: Cleveland Heights Patch has more information about the plans for the Meadowbrook-Lee development.
02 May 2011
25 February 2011
A developer hopes to build Cedar Creek Estates, a 12-house large-lot subdivision in northern Strongsville. In Rocky River, construction and sales of the upscale Eleven River condominiums continue.
Update: the Strongsville Planning Commission approved the plans for Cedar Creek Estates.
19 August 2010
08 June 2010
Rocky River City Council recently approved a new development code (PDF). It includes a mixed-use zoning classification.
10 August 2009
15 July 2009
30 May 2009
11 February 2009
Eleven River is a proposed luxury riverfront condominium development in Rocky River. Its developers are also working on the 27 Coltman condominiums in Little Italy.
Update: the West Shore Sun has more details.
07 November 2008
The final anchor store in the redeveloped Westgate shopping center opened late last month. Developers, retailers, and municipal officials in Fairview Park and Rocky River are all pleased with the project.
31 October 2008
Rocky River Director of Economic and Community Development Kory Koran updated a Rocky River Chamber of Commerce audience about how the City has fared over the last year.
18 July 2008
03 July 2008
A stakeholders group is exploring ideas for improving the Detroit Road streetscape in downtown Rocky River. Mayor Bobst said that the group wants "a unified district that is pedestrian friendly."
20 June 2008
The City of Rocky River maintains a spreadsheet of vacant office, warehouse, and commercial properties that are for sale or lease. It is available on the City's website.
04 April 2008
25 March 2008
31 January 2008
The owner of Rocky River's Beachcliff Market Square is "very unhappy" with the results of the shopping center's 2006 renovation and expansion, and plans to invest in additional improvements. Rockport Shopping Center will also be redesigned. Preliminary plans call for dividing the former Target store into five smaller spaces and replacing the buildings to its east.
25 January 2008
26 September 2007
The Plain Dealer depicts the Rocky River Harbor neighborhood in Lakewood and Rocky River as a quirky and colorful place.
31 July 2007
26 July 2007
11 May 2007
By a vote of 4-3, Rocky River City Council decided to proceed with plans to establish a 24-hour railroad quiet zone. Mayor Bobst recommended creating a quiet zone between 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m., while residents supported the 24-hour zone.
30 March 2007
Rocky River officials are waiting to hear if the proposed Cleveland to Lorain commuter rail project could affect their plans for a railroad quiet zone before they decide whether to support the commuter rail proposal.
26 March 2007
As part of the reconstruction and repaving of Lake Road in Bay Village, Rocky River, and Lakewood, ODOT will incorporate some recommendations that have been gathered through traffic studies and area stakeholder outreach, including traffic calming, streetscaping, and pedestrian amenities.
The City of Rocky River will implement a railroad quiet zone, and City Council is debating whether it should be a partial or an all-day quiet zone. Mayor Bobst recommended a quiet zone from 10:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. and safety enhancements such as increasing signage near railroad crossings. Most residents favor the 24-hour quiet zone.
16 March 2007
09 February 2007
Rocky River City Council has begun discussing the water main maintenance and no poaching agreement offered by the City of Cleveland.
02 February 2007
Construction of the new Westgate shopping complex is slightly ahead of schedule, and more retailers have agreed to leases in the development. The center's Target anchor will open on July 27, and Lowe's is scheduled to open in November.
Rocky River officials continue planning for a railroad quiet zone in the City, and want to schedule a public meeting within the next month.
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