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Video shows Kent State Renovation Plans

$211 million in renovation projects planned for main campus

The latest aerial, digital video commissioned by the Kent State University architect's office previews the more than $146 million in renovations planned for the Kent campus.

The video circles above campus to show the buildings that will be renovated and the new buildings that will rise for the architecture and technology schools.

An earlier video documented 100 years of construction on the Kent campus and was expanded to include the more than $100 million in downtown redevelopment projects.

Click on the headlines below to read about the individual projects.

  • Kent State Trustees Sign Off on $146 Million in Construction Projects at Main Campus
  • First Pieces of $170 Million Kent State Renovation Approved
  • Kent State Previews $170 Million in Campus Renovations
  • New Kent State Architecture Building to Stand on Esplanade
  • Renovations set for Tri-Towers Dorms at Kent State
  • $6.8 Million for MACC, Other Kent State Upgrades
  • 'Campus Green' Project Under Way at Kent State
  • PHOTOS: House Demolished for Esplanade
P. Craig Russell September 18, 2012 at 06:16 PM
It appears in the section highlighting the new school of architecture that Willow street becomes a dead end and no longer connects to Main street. Is this deliberate or is it a computer glitch?
Matt Fredmonsky September 18, 2012 at 06:25 PM
Good question. Let me see if I can find an answer for you.
Matt Fredmonsky September 18, 2012 at 10:38 PM
Michael Bruder in the Kent State architecture office said the dead-end of Willow Street in the video is a graphical error and not part of the Esplanade plans. I hope that answers your question.
P. Craig Russell September 19, 2012 at 03:19 PM
Yes, indeed. Thank you.

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