Norman Pertula came to Cleveland in 1961 and served as chief designer at the Dalton & Dalton architectural firm until the early 1990s. He also served on the design committee for the Euclid Corridor Transportation Project. In this 2006 interview, Pertula shares his thoughts on Euclid Avenue, discussing the Euclid Corridor Project and some of his favorite buildings on the street. He also speaks more broadly about the urban problems facing Cleveland and offers several possible solutions. In addition, Pertula briefly describes his work on the restoration of Firestone's Akron headquarters and goes into some detail on Aurora's Walden residential complex where he lives and serves on the building committee.
Pertula, Norman (interviewee)
Gibans, Nina (interviewer)
American Institute of Architects
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"Norman Pertula Interview, November 17 2006" (2006). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 951023.