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Thursday, February 11, 2010
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

New film about First Suburbs

Ohio's First Suburbs play a leading role in "The New Metropolis," a groundbreaking two-part documentary on the rise, fall and revitalization of America's first suburbs, produced by award-winning filmmaker Andrea Torrice. Plan to join us for the Cleveland premier of Episode One, "A Crack in the Pavement, Rebuilding America's First Suburbs." Narrated by actor Peter Coyote, this episode follows the story of two Cincinnati area public officials and their efforts to keep their towns stable and healthy despite difficult times to repair and improve infrastructure and lure businesses.

Film Director Andrea Torrice will introduce the film.

Panel Discussion ModeratorTom Bier, Executive in Residence, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University Panelists Bill Cervenik, Mayor, City of Euclid Michael K. Lyons, Mayor, The Village of Richfield Joanna Pinkerton, Transportation System Development Office, Ohio Department of Transportation Joyce Braverman, Director, Planning Department, City of Shaker Heights William A. Sanderson, Vice President of Joint Ventures, Forest City Land Group

Free and open to the public.

Ohio's First Suburbs play a leading role in "The New Metropolis," a groundbreaking two-part documentary on the rise, fall and revitalization of America's first suburbs, produced by award-winning filmmaker Andrea Torrice. Plan to join us for the Cleveland premier of Episode One, "A Crack in the Pavement, Rebuilding America's First Suburbs." Narrated by actor Peter Coyote, this episode follows the story of two Cincinnati area public officials and their efforts to keep their towns stable and healthy despite difficult times to repair and improve infrastructure and lure businesses. Film Director Andrea Torrice will introduce the film. Panel Discussion ModeratorTom Bier, Executive in Residence, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University Panelists Bill Cervenik, Mayor, City of Euclid Michael K. Lyons, Mayor, The Village of Richfield Joanna Pinkerton, Transportation System Development Office, Ohio Department of Transportation Joyce Braverman, Director, Planning Department, City of Shaker Heights William A. Sanderson, Vice President of Joint Ventures, Forest City Land Group Free and open to the public.

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