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Past, present, future: redevelopment in Beloit’s city center

January 7, 2013 at 11:06 pm

Jeff Adams, Beloit’s Allen-Bradley Professor of Economics, will be presenting a series of City Center Seminars this month focusing on redevelopment projects in downtown Beloit and the city center. The events are free, open to the public, and sponsored by the economics department and Vision Beloit

The seminars will focus on projects completed since1989, plans for its ongoing development through 2020, and the concept of the so-called “Ten Mile City” that comprises and feeds the city. The seminars, which will be led by Professor Adams, will take place from noon to 1:15 p.m. at Vision Beloit (500 Public Ave.) on the following dates:

Thursday (Jan. 10)
Beloit’s City Center: 1989-2012
Definition, purpose, and progress

Thursday, Jan. 17
Beloit’s City Center: 2013-2020
Plans, opportunities, possibilities, and threats

Thursday, Jan. 24
Ten Mile City: The Beloit Region
Definition, description, and function

The City Center seminar series brings to Vision Beloit individuals to present their perspective on the wealth and well-being of the places where we live. Topics will consist of both specific city center development issues as well as locating the city center within its region.