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New Children’s Museum site Capital campaign nearing trigger point to begin work

Dec 11, 2015 - Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio)
Donations and Philanthropy

The capital campaign to renovate the vacant Stager-Beckwith Mansion on Euclid Avenue as the new home of the Children’s Museum of Cleveland has zoomed from $800,000 to $4 million in a year.

That means the campaign is roughly $500,000 shy of the amount needed to trigger construction on its first phase, and close to raising half of the $9 million needed in all to complete the project.

“The momentum is great,” Maria Campanelli, the museum’s director, said Wednesday during a tour ...