The ambitious plan mixes old and new ideas.
The mayor's been working on this since he took office, and he has shared it with our senior political correspondent Tom Beres.
A $1.6 billion capital improvements plan is a key part to Jackson's big picture vision.
It's a road map to Cleveland in the year 2020 and how to get there.
Building businesses and rebuilding neighborhoods may be wishful thinking but Jackson thinks reinvigorated Cleveland can be reality.
Capital improvement projects would not require any new tax dollars.
Money would come from bonds, existing income tax, and money from the feds and state.