Laura McShane

Laura McShane

I am not necessarily going to say what you want to hear. I want to live in a community that respects everyone regardless of income, nationality, gender, religion, sexual orientation and the mistakes we all make in life. I just want to be happy and to have a city that takes care of its own.

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My Recent Activity

Fixing Neighborhood Blight

I responded to Fixing Neighborhood Blight: wow that was fast - deleted in 2 minutes...

Brooklyn Twp history starts in the CENTRE

I am adding to the conversation about Ohio City - see my notes at: http://realneo.us/content/living-history-oakar-vs-cimperman-ohio-city

Business Leaders Gather for Cleveland Refugee Workshop

I responded to Business Leaders Gather for Cleveland Refugee Workshop: Has any large employer in Northeast Ohio (besides Metrohealth) stepped up to guarantee future...

Business Leaders Gather for Cleveland Refugee Workshop

I responded to Laura McShane: Fodor built housing using same HUD subsidies the "dream neighborhood" investors hope to use...

Laura McShane

My Hungarian grandfather actually knew Fodor Realty owners - they were one of the first realty companies that exploited displaced persons - for example, the apartments on Archwood have, for generations, served families... Continue reading

Business Leaders Gather for Cleveland Refugee Workshop

I responded to Business Leaders Gather for Cleveland Refugee Workshop: My Hungarian grandfather actually knew Fodor Realty owners - they were one of the first realty...

Business Leaders Gather for Cleveland Refugee Workshop

I responded to Business Leaders Gather for Cleveland Refugee Workshop: The City of Cleveland has intentionally destroyed the original first landing place for refugees -...

East Cleveland is a Land Grab

I responded to Evelyn Kiefer: Okay- if you say it - it must be true. Sorry for any misinformation.

Evelyn Kiefer

In regard to the forgivable loan program, Norm Roulet and I did not benefit from it or any other program. We purchased our house before such programs were in place. No one encouraged us to invest in East Cleveland.  Continue reading

East Cleveland is a Land Grab

I responded to East Cleveland is a Land Grab: Hi Evelyn - you did benefit in terms of the grant program offered to CWRU employees- but the...

Millennial Migration to Cleveland

I responded to Millennial Migration to Cleveland: I think that milennial in-migration is not some panacea to CLE ills.  They are mostly renting and...

Summer Books

I responded to Summer Books: I can highly recommend All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr - and I just finished Ready...