From Steel To Arts, A Rust Belt City Tries To Reinvent Itself
Lorain, Ohio, just west of Cleveland, has struggled for years. Once a thriving steel town, the Lake Erie community of 64,000 now has a poverty rate of 28 percent and unemployment above 8 percent.
But city officials are beginning to change the way economic development is done there, and, as Matt Richmond of Here & Now contributor WCPN ideastream reports, they hope to bring about a revival.
Matt Richmond, reporter for WCPN Ideastream in Cleveland.
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