Entries are required to convert the bridge into a pedestrian area open to the public with links to surrounding housing areas with the exact programme open to interpretation.
The bridge, completed in 1918 is almost one mile long and joinsCleveland’s Warehouse District and Ohio City by crossing the Cuyahoga River, the streetcar level has remained unused since their removal in 1954.
In 2010 and 2011 an arts festival was held on the bridge attracting 40,000 visitors.
The contest boasts a $8,000 prize fund with entries to be exhibited after awards presented in October.
Registration must be completed by 24 September
Submission should be received in Ohio by 5 October
Awards will be presented 26 October
Client contact details:
A full brief is available through the dedicated page
ATTN: Cleveland Design Competition
c/o Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative
1309 Euclid Avenue, 2nd floor
Cleveland, Ohio 44115