National Public Radio: Listen to three expert presentations on how to revitalize the downtown of this mid-size Illinois city

The Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln has created a Next 10 Extra series on National Public Radio to further discuss the ideas submitted to revitalize Springfield, Illinois.

One of the most commented on areas has been downtown. The panel talks about how to lead this revitalization.


  • David Downey, President & CEO, International Downtown Association
  • Michael Edwards, President & CEO, Chicago Loop Alliance
  • Lisa Clemmons Stott, Executive Director, Downtown Springfield, Inc.

Jamie Giellis, President, Centro & Lead Consultant for The Next 10

2007 photo of the Springfield Capitol Building is by W. Wadas via Wikipedia.

Listen to all three presentations here.

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