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Little Italy project zoning OK’d Development

May 02, 2017 - Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio)

The city’s board of zoning appeals voted 4-1 Monday to grant a half-dozen variances allowing Perotti Development Co. LLC to build a controversial 40-unit apartment building near the heart of Cleveland’s Little Italy neighborhood.

Board member Tim Donovan was the sole dissenting vote.

The vote resolved a development issue that has roiled Little Italy for months, pitting the community’s desire to preserve its character against a developer’s right to profit reasonably from land ...