Flats Property Owners Lose Eminent Domain Appeal: NewsNet5, Cleveland OH, 2/5/07

There's a new development in the ongoing battle over property in the Flats [in Cleveland OH].

Thirteen owners of bars, restaurants and parking lots have lost another appeal to stop the demolition.

On Monday, city officials said no to stopping eminent domain on the Flat's east bank.

Cuyahoga County Port Authority and builder Scott Wolstein plan to redevelop the area but remaining business owners said they're not being treated fairly and are not getting fair offers for their businesses.

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