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Building Sustainability in our City
Downtown Quarterly Series
Sponsored by the Downtown Cleveland Alliance

July 16

Sponsored by the Downtown Cleveland Alliance

A panel discussion including representatives from the Cleveland and Pittsburgh Offices for Sustainability. The moderated discussion will include a discussion on best practices currently being used in each city as well as innovative ideas for public and private partnerships.

Panelists include:
Lindsay Baxter, Sustainability Coordinator, Office of Mayor Luke Ravenstahl
Roger Chang, Principal & Director of Sustainability at Westlake, Reed, Leskosky Architects
Andrew Watterson, Sustainability Programs Manager

Upcoming Downtown Quarterly Series:
TBD: Return to the Lakefront—Adam Wasserman, President and CEO of the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority and a representative form the design firm selected to redesign the current Downtown Port property as they discuss their plans for redeveloping the Downtown portion of the lakefront.

October 15th: Using the urban core as a talent attractor – Leaders from the corporate, educational and research fields will discuss the importance of a strong, vibrant urban core in attracting and retaining top talent into the region.

January 14th: The State of Downtown – Join the director of Capital Crossroads Columbus, the president and CEO of Downtown Cleveland Alliance and a representative from the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University as they discuss the current state of downtowns across Ohio and the trends.

**The mission of the “Downtown Quarterly Series” is to encourage an open dialogue about the issues and trends facing our downtown and to highlight the important role that our downtown plays in the health of our region.



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members. The members set the tone and facilitate the discussion.