Cleveland Mounted Police Stables Construction to begin November 1

Mayor Frank G. Jackson, Ward 5 Councilwoman Delores L. Gray, Council President Kevin J. Kelley, and Council Safety Committee Chair Blaine A. Griffin announce that construction on the new Cleveland Mounted Police Stables (CMP-Stables) is scheduled to begin during the week of November 1, 2021. The new CMP-Stables were announced earlier this year among other strategic capital investments made by Mayor Jackson’s administration near the Opportunity Corridor. To view the press release on those investments, click here.

“These capital investments will help transform the delivery of services in the City of Cleveland now and years into the future.” said Mayor Frank G. Jackson of the investments in April. “Through these and other significant investments in the Division, we are creating the infrastructure to reduce crime while being more open and accessible to the community. Additionally, the location of these investments help lay the groundwork for additional public and private investments in the area.”

“I am very happy to see the Cleveland Mounted Police Stables come to Ward 5,” said Ward 5 Councilwoman Delores L. Gray. “This $7 million investment will provide new educational opportunities to our residents of all ages, and will stimulate further development in our community.”

The Mayor’s Office of Capital Projects has entered into a contract with Great Lakes Crushing, Ltd. to begin construction including site clearing and preparation for the New Cleveland Mounted Police Stables. The new CMP-Stables are to be located on a 6.5-acre site east of East 59th Street between Thackeray Avenue and Hawthorne Avenue. The site is currently vacant and is owned by the City of Cleveland.

Construction work includes vegetation clearing, environmental remediation, rough grading and fill, and storm water and erosion control. Work on site is schedule to begin the week of November 1, 2021, and will continue through the winter.

The New CMP-Stables will include stabling for 16 horses, an indoor training arena, horse care facilities, a community meeting room, offices, and various support spaces. The outdoor amenities will include a pasture, paddock, loading and unloading areas, and a public park.

To view planning documents for this project, click here.

*Editor’s Note: Site construction invariably presents hazards to the public. All travelers and residents are urged to use caution in construction zones. Public safety and the safety of workers is a top priority.

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