by Michael C. Lowe | August 11, 2010

 Members of the Cleveland Design Review Committee, Landmarks Commission and City Planning Commission were excited about the city’s proposed $425 million downtown redesign that includes a sloped area rising toward Lake Erie with tree-lined promenades and a glass building to usher visitors to a new convention center, according to While evincing strong support for the plan, the three reviewing agencies are seeking additional details on size, budget, parking, technology and handicap accessibility before voting. The current plan features 233,000 square feet of exhibition space.