Interviewed by Clay LePard for “Just How Close Was Cleveland to Getting an Underground Subway? Revisiting the Voter-approved 1950s Plan,” WEWS-TV 5, Cleveland, Jan. 25, 2023. Watch

Interviewed by Jessica Miller and Mike Polk Jr. for “A Turning Point | ‘The Gay 90’s’: How a Trailblazing Radio Show Made History in Cleveland,” WKYC-TV 3, Cleveland, June 23, 2022. Watch 

Interviewed by Ajah Hales for Nora Saks, “Searching for a Miracle” (Season 2: Episode 10), Last Seen (podcast), WBUR Boston, Mar. 29, 2022.  Listen 

Interviewed by Brenda Cain for “Green Book Cleveland rewriting city’s Black history, finding lost sites,”, Feb. 25, 2022.  Read

• Appeared on front page of The Plain Dealer, Feb. 28, 2022.

Interviewed by Karlynn Wells for “‘We should share these stories and lift them up’: Green Book Cleveland highlights forgotten places of the past,” Spectrum News 1, Feb. 22, 2022.  Watch

Interviewed by Rick Jackson for “Green Book Cleveland,” The Sound of Ideas, WCPN 90.3 FM Cleveland Public Radio, Feb. 7, 2022.  Listen

Interviewed by Vince Grzegorek, “‘Cleveland Green Book’ Project Is Mapping and Further Documenting Black Entertainment in Northeast Ohio From the 1930s to 1960s,” Cleveland Scene, Jan. 21, 2022.  Read

Quoted in Alicia Victoria Lozano and Lindsey Davis, “After California Moves to Return Bruce’s Beach to Black Family, a Push to Recover Other Seized Land,” NBC News, October 1, 2021.  Read

Quoted in Eric Heisig, “Alternate plans for Opportunity Corridor recall scuttled decades-old corporate office park for Chagrin Highlands,” Plain Dealer, April 29, 2021. Read

Quoted in Deborah Barfield Berry and Romina Ruiz-Goiriena, “A Historic Housing Crisis Has America in Its Grip. Can Marcia Fudge Save the Day?” USA Today, February 14, 2021.  Read

Quoted in J. P. Robinson, “My Horn Don’t Dig Those Race Troubles – When White Supremacists Bombed Louis Armstrong,” Flashbak, November 14, 2020.  Read

Guest on podcast:  Ameet Doshi, “Mobilizing History,” Lost in the Stacks, WREK Georgia Tech, December 27, 2019.  Listen

Quoted in Sarah Broom, “Who Stays Gone, and Who Can Afford to Return,” The New Yorker, August 12, 2019.  Read

Guest on podcast:  Amy Eddings and George Hahn, “Episode 10: Cleveland’s Surfeit of Surface Parking Lots,” Downtowner, January 17, 2019.  Listen or download from iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, NPR One, Feed.

Quoted in Andrew Zaleski, “Can Apple Stores Be Public Spaces?: The Tech Giant Wants To Be the New Town Square,” Curbed, October 3, 2018.  Read

Quoted in Vince Guerrieri, “The Browns and Lions Share a Whole Lot More Misery Than Just 0-16,” Deadspin, September 5, 2018.  Read

Guest on podcast:  Amy Eddings and George Hahn, “Believeland: Cleveland, We Have a Confidence Problem,” Downtowner, June 14, 2018.  Listen or download from iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, NPR One, Feed

Nick Castele, “Hyperloop is Up Against a History of Never-built Cleveland Transit Projects,” WCPN ideastream, March 9, 2018.  Listen  Re-released as “Cleveland Dreams Big—Once Again—With Hyperloop Project,” Here & Now, WBUR 90.9 FM (Boston), May 1, 2018.  Listen

Quoted in Eli Haddow, “How New Orleans’ Early Embrace of Tourism Proved to Be a Valuable, Innovative Move,” New Orleans Advocate, February 5, 2018.  Read

Interviewed by Joel W. Tscherne for New Books Network podcast, February 9, 2018.  Listen

Interviewed by Sheehan Hannon for “There Are Many Sides to Cleveland’s Comeback,” Cleveland Magazine, February 2, 2018.  Read

Interviewed by Andy Barch for Bull’s Eye on the Afternoon, WEOL AM 930 (Elyria, Ohio), December 15, 2017.  Listen

Quoted in Spencer Wells, “Cleveland’s Boosterism Approach to Civic Decline Creates an Economic Boomerang,” Nonprofit Quarterly, November 13, 2017.  Read

Guest on TV program “What is the Power of Believing in Cleveland?” Ideas, WVIZ-TV, November 2, 2017.  Watch

Interviewed by Jay Miller for “Cleveland State Professor’s Book Examines City’s Lengthy Image Battle,” Crain’s Cleveland Business, October 29, 2017.  Read

Quoted in Steven Litt, “Public Square’s Personality Conflict Has Lasted 221 Years,” Plain Dealer, January 8, 2017.  Read

Quoted in Vince Guerrieri, “Past Party:  Cleveland Played Host to 1924, 1936 Republican Conventions,” Elyria Chronicle-Telegram, July 17, 2016.  Read

Quoted in Colin Woodard, “The Hot New Park at the Center of the Republican National Convention” (What Works series), POLITICO Magazine, July 12, 2016.  Read

Interviewed by Mike McIntyre for “Hough:  Before and Beyond ’66,” The Sound of Ideas, WCPN 90.3 FM Cleveland Public Radio, July 11, 2016.  Listen

Interviewed by Darielle Snipes for “A Look at What Led to the Riots,” ideastream, July 8, 2016.  Watch

Interviewed by Laine Kaplan-Levenson for “New Orleans Tourist Dollars Can Come at a Price,” TriPod:  New Orleans at 300, WWNO 89.9 FM (New Orleans), June 2, 2016.  Listen

Interviewed by Laine Kaplan-Levenson for “Why New Orleans Leaned into Tourism,” TriPod: New Orleans at 300, WWNO 89.9 FM (New Orleans), May 19, 2016.  Listen

Interviewed by Laine Kaplan-Levenson for “The Second Battle of New Orleans,” TriPod: New Orleans at 300, WWNO 89.9 FM (New Orleans), April 21, 2016.  Listen

Interviewed by Roosevelt Leftwich for “Controversial Convention: Looking Back at the 1936 Cleveland RNC,” Fox 8 News, WJW-TV, April 11, 2016.  Watch

Interviewed by Andrew Billman for Believeland (30 for 30 documentary series), dir. Andrew Billman (ESPN, 2016), television; world premiere at Cleveland International Film Festival, March 31, 2016; television premiere, ESPN, May 14, 2016.

Quoted in Dan Shingler, “2016 RNC Visitors Can Rely on New App to Learn More About Cleveland’s History,” Crain’s Cleveland Business, July 14, 2015.  Read

Quoted in James P. O’Toole, “RNC Selection (and LeBron) Raises a City’s Profile,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 12, 2014.  Read

Interviewed for “Is Cleveland Passing Milwaukee By?” Wisconsin’s Morning News, WTMJ AM 620 (Milwaukee), July 10, 2014.

Quoted in Abby Phillip, “GOP Convention Host Cleveland Tries to Shake ‘Mistake on the Lake’ Stereotype,” Washington Post, July 9, 2014.  Read

Quoted in Paul Kane and Reid Wilson, “So Cleveland Got the 2016 GOP Convention, but Could LeBron James Steal the Show?” Washington Post, July 8, 2014.  Read

Quoted in Trip Gabriel, “An Energized Cleveland Takes a Bipartisan Tack to Wooing Conventions,” New York Times, July 3, 2014.  Read

Quoted in Sara Dorn, “Mayfield Road Stores Offer Array of Ethnic Cuisine,” Plain Dealer, January 20, 2014.  Read

Op-ed:  “The Hilton by the Mall is the Prescription for a Healthy Downtown Cleveland,” Plain Dealer, November 22, 2013.  Read

Interviewed by Mike McIntyre for “Learning About Cleveland’s History,” The Sound of Ideas, WCPN 90.3 FM (Cleveland), October 10, 2013.

Interviewed by Elizabeth Cooke for “Illustrated History,” Furman Magazine 56, no. 1 (Spring 2013):  10-13.  Read

Quoted in Clay Latimer, “Thomas Cook: The English Globe-Trotter Behind the Package Tour,” Investor’s Business Daily, June 25, 2012.  Read

Op-ed:  “The Illusive Specter of Decline,” Heights Observer, November 2, 2011.  Read

Interviewed by Eve Troeh for “Big Easy Art Event Aims to Heal City,” All Things Considered, National Public Radio, October 30, 2008.  Listen

Quoted in Cain Burdeau, “As New Orleans Grapples with Public Housing, Maybe the Past is a Window onto the Future,” Associated Press State & Local Wire, December 21, 2007.

Interviewed by Eve Troeh for “Gulf Coast Gets Boost from Volun-Tourism,” All Things Considered, National Public Radio, April 26, 2007.

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