30 Years of Historical Advancement

1989: American Red Cross builds its new headquarters on Euclid Avenue.
1988: Presidential Citation for Private Sector Initiatives given to Mort Mandel, Premier Industrial for leadership of MidTown Corridor.

Carnegie Avenue repaving project is completed.
1987: MidTown’s Security Committee successfully petitioned for an anti-prostitution ordinance to create a safer neighborhood.
1986: Published design guidelines manual to encourage high-quality exterior building improvements.
1985: “Operation Pride” resulted in more than 100 visual quality improvements.
1984: Upper Prospect Avenue is placed on National Register of Historic Places.
1983: MidTown created its first “Dirty Dozen” list reporting, tracking and eliminating blighted buildings and properties.

MidTown stakeholders contributed funds to begin land banking of key properties.
1982: MidTown Corridor founded by Mort Mandel, Tom Roulston and local business leaders.