Euclid Grand

Alto Partners is undertaking the historic renovation of the former John Hartness Brown complex.  Spanning three addresses and five facades along Euclid Avenue, the buildings have become known as one of downtown’s worst eyesores.  The remixed-use project known as Euclid Grand will fill a major gap along the Euclid Corridor between Public Square and Playhouse Square.

Project Partners: Union Labor Life Insurance Company, National Trust Community Investment Corporation, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, Octagon Finance, Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority, City of Cleveland

Project Details

Completed 2020
Location 1101 Euclid Avenue, Downtown
Project Type Mixed-use; Renovation
Program 239 apartments and 21,200 SF retail
Sponsor Alto Partners
CDA Investment $4 million loan from ACDF
Total Project Costs $76.3 million
Community Demographics Poverty Rate: 31.1%
Median Income: 103.8%
Unemployment Rate:


  • Job Creation

    The project will create 30 FTE positions.

  • Diversity and Inclusion

    The project sponsor committed to construction participation goals for Minority, Female, and Cleveland Small Businesses (MBE/FBE/CSB) as well as minority, female and City of Cleveland resident workers.

  • Executed Community Benefits Agreement

    The project sponsor has committed to quantifiable community impacts by executing a Community Benefits Agreement.