A Piece of Cleveland turns the city's history into historic furniture

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Materials from buildings like Adelstein’s Pharmacy are being turned into classic furniture
As the housing development chairman for the St. Clair Superior Development Corporation and all around lover of history, Chris Kious was sickened to see Cleveland’s old buildings demolished, their remnants sent to landfills. So Kious, along with childhood friend Ezra Taxel, decided to launch A Piece of Cleveland. Taxel and a few other artists use lumber, flooring, and other materials from old buildings to create new tables, chairs, and frames. “The idea is that there’s a story behind every piece of the wood we use,” Taxel explains…
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