Jerry Payto grew up in Beford, Ohio and worked for a variety of architectural firms in Cleveland before starting his own firm, Payto Architects. In this 2006 interview, Payto talks extensively about Euclid Avenue, discussing its past glory, recent decline, and contemporary plans for redevelopment, including the Euclid Corridor Transportation Project. Payto also discusses past plans for redevelopment, describes the urban issues hampering the city's revitalization, and offers some ideas on how such challenges can be overcome.
Payto, Gerald (interviewee)
Gibans, Nina (interviewer)
American Institute of Architects
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"Gerald Payto Interview, December 12 2006" (2006). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 951025.