Abstract

Paul Volpe served as Commissioner of Architecture in Cleveland from 1983-1989, leaving that position to found City Architecture Inc., an urban design firm located in Cleveland. In this 2006 interview, Volpe talks about the various projects he led while working for Mayor George Voinovich's administration. He also discusses his more recent work with City Architecture Inc. and the philosophy of urban design and city planning that lies behind it. Throughout the interview, Volpe praises Cleveland's positive assets and notes the challenges the city faces in reversing the trend of suburbanization.

Creator

Volpe, Paul (interviewee)

Creator

Tobey, Addie (interviewer)

Project

American Institute of Architects

Date

8-1-2006

Document Type

Oral History

Duration

61 minutes

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Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License
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