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Connections: Reshaping Rochester Series explores riverfront revitalization

We preview the final event of the Community Design Center's 2017 Reshaping Rochester Series. This time, the focus is on riverfront revitalization, specifically in Chattanooga, Tennessee. A private non-profit called the River City Company has served as an economic development engine for downtown Chattanooga. Its efforts have led to real estate and retail projects, entertainment venues, and community initiatives that have brought new life to the city center.

So what can Rochester learn from Chattanooga? We discuss that question with our guests:

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
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