Abstract

Photographer Barney Taxel discusses his role in the development of Cleveland's Midtown Corridor from a public relations perspective. He discusses the formation of Midtown Cleveland (formally Midtown Corridor Incorporated) and his role in developing a better public perception of the area, focusing on his relationship with the public relations firm, Edward Howard & Company. He also discusses the importance of development, marketing, and the appeal of the area. Other topics include personal projects, his life as a college student at Case Western Reserve University in the late 1960s and early 1970s, and his sense of the community in the area.

Creator

Taxel, Barney (interviewee)

Creator

Calder, James (interviewer)

Project

Midtown Cleveland

Date

7-24-2007

Document Type

Oral History

Duration

51 minutes

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