Studio West 117

Studio West 117 is a multi-phase project to acquire, redevelop and operate nearly 100,000 sf of space dedicated to LGBT youth, adults and allies.  The project will serve as an innovative and comprehensive approach to community development for a minority population in great need of an economic center. The concept includes the creation of an LGBT Hub with community services, economic opportunities, and entertainment destinations.  

Connecting Cleveland’s LGBTQ+ Community at Studio West 117

Project Details

Completed Acquired 2020
Location 11802 Detroit Avenue; City of Lakewood
Project Type Acquisition
Program 56,000 SF of commercial space
Sponsor Daniel Budish and Betsy Figgie
CDA Investment $1.2 million
Total Project Costs
Community Demographics Poverty Rate: 26%
Median Income: 41.72%
Unemployment Rate: 8.5%