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Ohio Mayors Discuss Opportunities and Challenges

Walker Evans Walker Evans Ohio Mayors Discuss Opportunities and Challenges

The theme of this year’s CEOs for Cities national meeting is “The Opportunity City” — a mantra oft repeated by Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther when describing both the aspirations and accomplishments of his city. As Ginther took the stage during the opening remarks of the three day conference, the theme quickly broadened to talk not […]

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Ohio Mayors Discuss Community Development at Summit

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Ohio Mayors Discuss Community Development at Summit

Columbus hosted the Greater Ohio Policy Center’s summit at the Westin Hotel this week. The Center’s two-day event focused on the economic revitalization of Ohio cities and neighborhoods with a keynote address by Mayor Michael Coleman on Tuesday. On Wednesday, the mayors of four Ohio cities met for a lunchtime panel discussion on the successes […]

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Suburbs are getting Parking Garages and Gateways

Walker Evans Walker Evans

So, what sort of hot topics are the suburban mayors thinking about in 2009? A pair of Dispatch articles yesterday reveals two major items: new parking garages being built into denser projects, and new entry point gateways serving as new welcome signs for different areas. The article on parking decks reveal that Gahanna may be […]


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