University Circle Inc.

University Circle Inc. (UCI) is community service corporation responsible for developing, providing services to, and advocating for the University Circle neighborhood in Cleveland, OH. UCI is responsible for the growth of University Circle as a premier urban district and world-class center of innovation in health care, education, and arts & culture.

They’re doing it by:

  • Developing modern urban living, distinctive hotels, and nationally known restaurants
  • Reviving Cleveland’s historic Main Street and connecting it to its historic neighborhoods
  • Creating a seamless neighborhood of active and inviting places and spaces for people of all ages to enjoy
  • Connecting our local business community to our world-class institutions
  • Keeping the neighborhood clean, safe, and attractive for more than 3 million people who visit, learn, work, and live here each year

University Circle Inc.

10831 Magnolia Drive
Cleveland, Ohio 44106-1887

Facts and Figures

Year Founded: 1957

President/Executive Director: Chris Ronayne

Anchors: Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals, 40 education, medical, arts, cultural, religious, and other nonprofits

Staff Size: 60

Annual Operating Budget: $9 million

Funding Sources: Fees for services, philanthopic dontations, endowment, real estate receipts

Services: Property management, design review, destination marketing, public events, real estate development, community education, 24-hour police, clean and safe services

Geographic Boundaries: University Circle neighborhood