Category Archives: Events of Interest

Plan to Live in the City

The second installment of Building the 21st Century City, Plan to Live in the City focuses on Akron and Mayor Dan Horrigan’s goal to increase the cities inhabitants to 250,000 by 2050.  Panelists include Jeff Speck, author of Walkable City, Donovan Rypkema of PlaceEconomics, Ed McMahon of the Urban Land Institute. READ MORE or REGISTER

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A Conversation with Ivy Zelman

Cleveland based, nationally known Wall Street housing analyst Ivy Zelman, will join us to offer her insights into the current and future state of the housing market. This highly sought presentation will feature analysis of demographic trends, mortgage credit availability, labor and land challenges. Ivy´s firm, Zelman & Associates, leverages unparalleled housing market expertise, extensive surveys of industry executives, and rigorous financial analysis to deliver proprietary research and advice to leading global institutional investors and senior-level company executives. The Zelman team is widely respected for its unbiased views, depth of … Read More

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North Coast Harbor Weekend

Cleveland Foundation will provide free admission to Great Lakes Science Center on Feb. 22 and to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Museum on Feb. 23 Read More

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Transforming Urban Ecologies

Inner City Economic Summit
October 23-24, Cleveland, OH
City vitality depends not only on the success of industries but also on the ecosystem connecting its residents, workers, businesses and policymakers. Industry cluster growth drives broader economic growth; but clusters cannot grow without the right business environment, and individual businesses cannot grow without access to the right resources. Complementary efforts to support all three – clusters, business environments and individual firms – are necessary to ensure a vibrant and resilient city. Read More

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Mad About Mod Benefit

Join the Cleveland Restoration Society Saturday, September 14 for a fundraiser at the world’s largest freestanding geodesic dome. Home to the American Society of Metals, this architectural marvel is located just east of Cleveland in Materials Park, Ohio. Read More

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Revitalizing Ohio’s Vacant Properties

October 22-23, 2013
Greater Ohio Policy Center & The Thriving Communities Institute invite you to attend Revitalizing Ohio’s Vacant Properties, a two-day interactive training and policy solutions conference that will offer hands-on techniques and strategies to address vacant and abandoned property development challenges. It is intended for local and regional leaders, land bank practitioners, nonprofit community development organizations, as well as private sector representatives. Read More

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