Hello and Welcome to the

Downtown Cleveland Residents


Our Mission

Founded in 2010, and recognized by the city of Cleveland as a community relations board, downtown Cleveland residents (DCR) is a diverse group of volunteers who promote the shared vision of a safe, vibrant, and connected urban center. DCR’s mission is to foster education, communication, and collaboration among primary stakeholders in the downtown community: residents, businesses, institutions, and local governments. as a neighborhood organization, we advocate for improved livability on behalf of all those who live, work, and play in downtown Cleveland.
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DCR President:
Mario Aldayuz

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Tom L. Johnson, Cleveland's most famous mayor. Bronze statue

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Our Team

Working hard to build a community and strengthen the voice of downtown Cleveland Residents.

Mario Aldayuz


Elle Wu

Vice President



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