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.
Taxel, Barney (interviewee)
Calder, James (interviewer)
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"Barney Taxel Interview, 24 July 2007" (2007). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 910009.