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Greenway Historical Timeline
April 2015 - Inaugural 'Groovin' on the Greenway' staged at Greenway Park
January 2015 - City Council approves park at Raider Drive to be named Greenway Park
November 2014 - "Sitting Tall" sculpture permanently installed
October 2014 - 'Waggin' on the Way' staged at park on Raider Drive
July 2014 - Friends of the Greenway formally established
May 2014 - Pavilion construction completed
November 2013 - .2 mile northward extension of Greenway dedicated near Mohawk Drive
October 2013 - Restroom at Raider Drive Park opened
July 2013 - $495,978 grant received from TDOT for Ocoee Connector
June 2013 - Construction begins on Mohawk Extension
April 2013 - "Chalk The Walk" is first event of Public Arts Committee
September 24, 2012 - Phase Five ribbon-cutting
July 2012 - First piece of public art installed
May 2012 - Phase Five is completed
November 9, 2011 - 10th anniversary celebration; donor marker unveiled
November 3, 2011 - pedestrian bridge placed on Phase V
October 2011 - First decade of greenway; celebration banners placed
August 23, 2011 - Filauer Branch greenway spur opened
July 2011 - Section of greenway designated "Urban Wildlife Habitat"
June 15, 2011 - Groundbreaking for Phase V
May 2011 - First historic marker installed
March 2011 - First water fountain installed
February 2011 - First restroom facility opens
December 14, 2010 - Ribbon cutting ceremony held for Phase 4
November 12, 2010 - Pedestrian bridge placed over Mouse Creek at Phase 4
September 2010 - Construction begins on restroom facility at Harris Circle trailhead
August 2010 - Phase IV, Part B construction completed to Mouse Creek bridge
November 2009 - Playground dedicated near Raider Drive
October 2009 - $50,000 grant received for pedestrian bridge from Healthy Community Initiative
July 2009 - Phase IV, Part B construction begins
February 2009 - Phase IV, Part A completed under Paul Huff south. Length from Mohawk: .40 mile.
September 2008 - Work begins on Phase IV, Part A connecting the Home Depot section, south
August 20, 2008 - Check accepted from governor's office for $569,000 for Phase V
July 2008 - $123,000 grant received for portion of Phase IV from Bradley Health Initiative
May 15, 2008 - Ribbon-cutting for Phase III
December 2007 - Applied for Phase V funding
August 8, 2007 - Official groundbreaking for Phase III
March 4, 2007 - Greenway Network established
October 3, 2006 - Construction begins on Mimosa/ Mouse Creek bridge replacement
August 9, 2006 - $495,987 TDOT grant received to complete Phase III
August 1, 2006 - $50,000 grant received for portion between Mouse Creek and Paul Huff
June 18, 2006 - Rotary Club dedicated Centennial project at Willow Street entrance
April 3, 2006 - Official Opening of downtown Greenway connector
March 2006 - Connector Church of God Prayer Garden installed
August 3, 2005 - Announcement of "Cleveland Walks" initiative
August 3, 2005 - Ribbon-cutting and grand opening for Phase II
July 21, 2005 - Dedication of Harlen Painter trailhead on Harris Circle
Spring 2005 - Work begins on Phase II
October 26, 2004 - Applied for Phase III Funding
Summer 2004 - Formation & Appointment of the Greenway Board
Fall 2001 - Bowater Streambank Restoration Project at Tinsley Park
October 2001 - Completion of Phase I
Spring 2001 - Donation from Bank of Cleveland
April 2001 - Awarded grant on Phase II
February 24, 2000 - Awarded Grant to purchase Willow Street Property
April 28, 1999 - Applied for grant to purchase Willow Street Property
June 29, 1999 - Applied for grant on Phase II
June 30, 1998 - Awarded grant on Phase I
April 1, 1998 - Applied for grant on Phase I