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Cleveland Skylift takes next step toward developing cable car network over Cleveland skyline

CLEVELAND - It's a bold, innovative proposal that seems to be gaining momentum among northeast Ohio business and political leaders

Phase one of the Cleveland Skylift project is taking shape, a proposal that calls for the construction of a cable car network that would fly passengers 150 feet above some of Cleveland's greatest attractions.

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Most Interesting People 2014: Jon Stahl

January, 2014

Stahl gained attention during the past year for heading an ambitious new project called Cleveland SkyLift. Although still in the development stages, the $200-million, 6-mile lakefront cable-car transportation system would link spots, such as the Flats and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, to the rest of downtown.

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Cleveland software exec launches campaign for lakefront cable-car system spanning downtown

August 09, 2013

As public officals and private developers consider plans for Cleveland's lakefront, a local tech executive has a fanciful suggestion: Run a cable-car system along Lake Erie and the Cuyahoga River to bridge gaps between attractions and bring attention to the city.

Jon Stahl, whose LeanDog software company occupies the old Hornblower's barge moored in North Coast Harbor, has spent four months building buzz for his Cleveland SkyLift. At his floating offices, a team of eight employees is working on the project full-time.

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The Cleveland Skylift Proposal!

August 13, 2013

Jon Stahl is the CEO of Lean Dog software audio and is the driving force behind the $200 million project. Stahl’s proposal would mean a cable car network that would transport passengers 150 feet above the lake shoreline to the 11 stations near the city’s hottest attractions.

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Up, Up and Away: Downtown Skylift Proposed

August 13, 2013

That’s the concept behind a new project being proposed called “the Cleveland Skylift.”
“Lots of cities have casinos and sports teams and convention centers and food districts but we have this waterfront and we just can’t get to it,” says Jon Stahl.
Jon Stahl is CEO of Lean Dog software studio and is the driving force behind the $200 million Cleveland SkyLift project. Stahl’s proposal calls for a cable car network that would transport passengers 150 feet above the lake shoreline to the 11 stations near the city’s hottest attractions.

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Plans for Cleveland aerial cable car system take flight

August 12, 2013

New hotels, a pedestrian bridge and better access to the waterfront are all part of $350 million development plan pushing ahead in Cleveland.
But there is another plan in motion that hopes to capitalize on the new attractions and renewed excitement over downtown.
But to find it, you'll have to set your sights high above the city and waterfront.
"Sometimes these things are known as gondolas or aerial cable cars. But we named ours The Cleveland Skylift," says Jon Stahl.

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Northeast Ohio software company promotes cable car network be built over Cleveland

August 11, 2013

It's a bold idea that is capturing the attention of a growing number of northeast Ohio political, and business leaders.
The concept is called Cleveland Skylift, a proposal that calls for the construction of a cable car network that would fly passengers 150 feet above some of the cities greatest attractions.
The $200M is project is being led Jon Stahl and his Cleveland based LeanDog Software Studio.

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Skylift system proposed for travelling between downtown Cleveland's hottest attractions

August 13, 2013

Instead of battling traffic, lights, pedestrians, and parking issues on the ground in order to get to and from your favorite downtown Cleveland attractions, imagine traveling to them 150 feet up in the air. This is the concept behind a new project being proposed known as "the Cleveland SkyLift."
John Stahl, CEO of Lean Dog software, is the driving force behind the $200 million Cleveland SkyLift project. His plans call for a cable car network that would transport passengers 150 feet above the lake shoreline to 11 stations near Cleveland's hottest attractions.

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Software entrepreneur has his eye on the sky with plans for lakefront skylift

August 09, 2013

Jon Stahl has his head in the clouds these days. Well, at least 150 feet off the ground, anyway. But it’s for a good reason. Stahl, president of LeanDog, is envisioning an aerial cable car system -- called SkyLift -- that will take riders to 11 different stops along Cleveland’s waterfront, providing a bird’s-eye view of the city while at the same time delivering passengers to their destinations in a safe, entertaining way.

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Unmiserable Cleveland supports SkyLift

August 06, 2013

We absolutely love and support this idea. Help Cleveland SkyLift become a reality!

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