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The Sound of Ideas

As Colleges Grow, So Do Cities

Posted Tuesday, October 4, 2011

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Colleges are looking beyond the classroom these days, spurring construction booms that spill off campus and breathe life into surrounding neighborhoods. On the next Sound of Ideas, we'll talk about why developers are betting on campuses like the University of Akron and Cleveland State and how partnerships with colleges are creating pockets of growth. Tuesday at 9:00, right here on 90.3

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Museum of Contemporary Art under construction on University Circle, Cleveland Acorn 1 development, downtown Kent. University of Akron's InfoCision Stadium. Northside Lofts near University of Akron Bertram & Judith Kohl building, Oberlin College

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Arts and Culture, Architecture, Economy, Regional Economy/Business - Analysis and Trends, Community/Human Interest

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Chris Ronayne, president, University Circle Inc.
Steven Litt, art and architecture critic, The Plain Dealer
Sandra Hodge, special assistant to the president, Oberlin College
Dr. Luis Proenza, president, University of Akron
Mary Gilbert, executive director, Main Street Kent

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