Homeland Security thwarts Polensek's plot for North Collinwood

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Councilman Mike Polensek's hoping Social Security can boost 185th Street
The leases for Cleveland’s two Social Security Administration offices are set to expire. With clients constantly complaining about insufficient parking and inaccessibility at the Euclid and Lake Shore locations, administrators are hoping to consolidate their operations into one building. Enter energetic Councilman Mike Polensek and the Northeast Shores Development Corporation, who decided to pitch an East 185th Street location in North Collinwood. The street, currently going through a resurgence, is dotted with new restaurants like Bistro 185 and Muldoon’s. Adding a Social Security building would increase business. Plus, the street is located on the RTA bus line, making it easily accessible. There’s only one problem…

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