Making Sense of Place Film Series A documentary film and educational outreach project launched by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
Making Sense of Place – Cleveland: Confronting Decline in an American City
A documentary film and educational outreach project produced as a collaboration of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and Northern Light Productions.
Making Sense of Place – Cleveland: Confronting Decline in an American City is a one-hour documentary film about deterioration in the urban core and older suburbs in what was once America's 5th-largest city, concurrent with growth at the suburban periphery.
Through the eyes and voices of Cleveland residents, the film explores the interrelationships of individual choices, the democratic process and market forces in the region. Many factors contribute to the patterns of the last several decades, including issues of race and class, taxes and schools, and major shifts in population and jobs.
View a trailer of Cleveland the film here.
In a new initiative that will ultimately include all three films, Cleveland: Confronting Decline in an American City, in its entirety, is now available for streaming: