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Rustbelt Reclamation brings new life to salvaged materials

Rustbelt ReclamationBOB PERKOSKI

He’s come full circle with his business, which produces customized furniture made of reclaimed materials in an old elevator factory on East 36th Street. Not only is he finding new uses for goods that would have been thrown away, but he’s revitalizing Cleveland’s manufacturing past.

All Rustbelt Reclamation furniture is made by a crew of about 20 people right in Cleveland. And many of the pieces are created with floorboards harvested from now-closed factories where people who helped build the city, the region and the country once stood and worked.

"Wow, all of that was going to be in the landfill, and now it’s not.'"“Wow, all of that was going to be in the landfill, and now it’s not.'”

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Reclaiming pieces from the past – Freshwater

Rustbelt ReclamationBOB PERKOSKI

Salvaged wood decking from the Columbus Road Bridge acquired by Old School and sand casting forms from Taylor & Boggis Foundry Co. acquired by Rustbelt Reclamation were used to build customized tables at The Corner, the much-anticipated bar at Progressive Field nestled in the stands in right field. Rustbelt Reclamation upcycled the old materials into customized furniture.

 Zora Eizember showing (ARC)form designs in the bathroom at TheSpotted Owl

BOB PERKOSKI

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