Cleveland Architecture Book Colors Outside the Lines

The Cleveland Architecture Coloring Book takes a creative approach to helping kids learn about Cleveland's history. Now they need our help in raising money for a second printing.

While most of the local projects and events I blog about are geared towards young professionals and adults, I’m a huge fan of those that encourage the next generation of Clevelanders to take an early interest in their city.

And Rustbelt architectural designer Jeremy Smith has taken a very creative and fun approach to helping kids (and the young at heart) learn more about Cleveland’s history and its landmarks.

The Cleveland Architecture Coloring Book puts an interactive twist on the format of old architectural companions. Each page of the coloring book features a rendering of a local landmark accompanied by information about the architect and year completed.

After the initial publication sold out in less than a month, Smith’s designbelt start-up is hosting a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for a second printing of an expanded edition.

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