Mayor Jackson Issues Statement on the Legacy of City Planning Pioneer Norman Krumholz

Saturday, December 21, 2019

CLEVELAND –– Mayor Frank G. Jackson offers the following statement on the passing of Norman Krumholz:

“I want to express my condolences to the family and friends of Norman Krumholz. He was a pioneer in the field of City Planning and as Planning Director for the City of Cleveland. He was also known as the father of equity planning. He initiated the 1975 Policy Program Report which addressed urban redevelopment issues at a time when cities were dealing with very complex social and economic issues. His passion for urban development and transportation issues gave voice to the issues of individuals who were most impacted by development policy but least empowered.

The legacy of Norm Krumholz is forever cemented in Cleveland’s planning and development history. He will be missed.”

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