On Thursday, August 15, 2019, Historic Gateway Neighborhood Corporation (HGNC) and the Historic Warehouse District Development Corporation (HWDDC) hosts the 16th Annual Historic Downtown Cleveland Luncheon from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the English Oak Room located on the lower level of Tower City Center featuring three distinguished speakers, including Ohio Senator, Kirk Schuring.
The discussion, entitled “Urban Development: Political, Economic, & Design Challenges”, will explore current and emerging industry trends with an opportunity for Q & A from the audience. The panelists bring varied interpretations of economic development that include advocacy, education, and historic preservation – values central to the missions and programs of HGNC and HWDDC.
Colum McCartan, Designer & Founder, McCartan (New York, NY)
Since 1996, Colum has brought innovative design to diverse projects and unique environments across the United States including hotels, restaurants, and resorts - most recently in Cleveland at the Westin.
Senator Kirk Schuring, Ohio District 29
Senator Schuring has a strong legacy of support for policy and legislation that fosters urban economic development.
Bill Struever, CEO, Cross Street Partners (Baltimore, MD)
Bill & Cross Point Partners find creative ways to reimagine urban properties, including the first stage redevelopment of the historic Dayton Arcade.
Registration and networking begin at 11:30 a.m. and the panel discussion is from noon to 1:30 p.m. Historic Downtown Cleveland Luncheon table sponsorship is open to the public and encouraged for real estate professionals, city planners, and economic development organizations.