Standard Building

The Standard Building was the second tallest in Cleveland when it opened in 1925.  The historic office building will be repurposed to accommodate luxury apartment units and first floor retail.  The finished product will include one-, two-, and three-bedroom units ranging in size from 690 to 2,130 square feet.

Project Partners: Huntington Bank, Stonehenge, State of Ohio

Project Details

Completed 2018
Location 1370 Ontario Street; Downtown
Project Type Mixed Use; Historic Renovation
Program 285 apartments; 10,000 SF retail
Sponsor Weston, Inc.
CDA Investment $3.5 million from CDP II
Total Project Costs $81 million
Community Demographics Poverty Rate: 36.4%
Median Income: 116.5%
Unemployment Rate: 17.8%


  • 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.

  • Advances Neighborhood Revitalization

    This redevelopment helps bridge two vibrant districts in which CDA has heavily invested - the Warehouse District and Lower Euclid / East 4th Street.

  • Accessible Public Transit

    The project is located on a major bus route.