West Side Market Masterplan
Vendors, community stakeholders, members of City Council and the Administration, employees of West Side Market, and public market, legal, and real estate experts all worked together to develop this plan for transitioning West Side Market. There is widespread and enthusiastic support for transitioning to non-profit management. The plan allows the City to continue owning a unique historic asset while setting the stage for the Market’s future success.
The West Side Market Masterplan builds off the 2019-22 West Side Market Revitalization Plan. The Masterplan Phase 1 report, submitted in January 2023, presents research and analysis, and proposes a lofty but achievable vision for the Market. The Phase 2 report includes the core strategies, proposed program elements, design concepts, management plan, and pro forma analysis that will help CPMC and the City achieve their goals.
The Masterplan was presented to the community in June 2023.
Watch the presentation meeting here.
Based on initial conceptual plans, the physical improvements described in the masterplan are estimated to cost about $49 million. The actual cost will be refined during the design and engineering phases of the project.
In May 2023, Cleveland City Council allocated $10 million of federal American Rescue Plan Act funding to masterplan improvements. With the masterplan now completed, the City and CPMC have initiated the process to identify additional sources of funding which are likely to include federal and state tax credits, foundation grants or loans, and debt.