about mission

UCI is the development, service, and advocacy organization 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.

University Circle Inc. (UCI) is the community service corporation creating a premier destination for everyone to experience.

We'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
  • Celebrating our four-season city with the region's largest, free seasonal cultural events
  • Keeping the neighborhood clean, safe, and attractive for more than 3 million people who visit, learn, work, and live here each year

UCI's business model is organized under three major departments:

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Parade the Circle & WOW! Bands and Food Vendors

parade the circle & wow! bands and food vendors

Do you have a band interested in performing at the 2015 Parade the Circle or WOW! Wade Oval Wednesdays? Are you a food vendor interested in participating in these events? Click on the link above to learn how to apply.

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