The Children’s Museum of Cleveland (CMC) is Northeast Ohio’s only museum exclusively dedicated to children ages birth to 8.  CMC has acquired and is renovating the Stager Beckwith mansion, one of the last remaining mansions of Cleveland’s historic Millionaire’s Row, for its new location.  CMC will provide an early childhood education and cultural experience to over 100,000 children and their families annually.   

https://www.clevelandchildrensmuseum.org/

Project Partners: Chase, Huntington National Bank

Project Details

Completed Under construction - 2017 completion
Location 3813 Euclid Avenue; Midtown neighborhood
Project Type Children's museum; Renovation
Program 35,500 SF of exhibit space and other museum amenities
Sponsor The Children's Museum of Cleveland
CDA Investment $8 million NMTC allocation; $100,000 loan from CDA-CRF
Total Project Costs $9.7 million
Community Demographics Poverty Rate: 29.2%
Median Income: 62.3%
Unemployment Rate: 14.6%

Impact

  • Job Creation

    The project will create 14 new permanent positions.

  • Goods or Services to Low Income Community

    CMC will provide an early childhood education and cultural experience to over 100,000 children and their families annually. CMC works with its partners including The Centers for Families and Children, Cleveland State University, Help Me Grow of Cuyahoga County, and Cuyahoga County Division of Children and Family Services to provide programs targeted at low income children.

  • Diversity and Inclusion

    The project sponsor committed to construction participation goals for Minority, Female, and Cleveland Small Businesses (MBE/FBE/CSB) as well as minority, female and City of Cleveland resident workers.

  • Executed Community Benefits Agreement

    The project sponsor has committed to quantifiable community impacts by executing a Community Benefits Agreement.