“This is truly a rich, diverse and invigorating life here in University Circle-a very wise choice,” she says.
Virginia also volunteers at Cleveland-based Towards Employment, conducting mock interviews with former felons seeking to re-enter the workforce.
Recently, she shared why she loves living in University Circle, Cleveland’s cultural hub.
• Walking through Rockefeller Park with its magnificent Cultural Gardens and Moses Cleaveland trees.
• Auditing classes at CWRU including Byzantium History, American Art in the 20th Century, Shakespeare, and the History of Rock & Roll.
• Cleveland Orchestra concerts or student recitals the Cleveland Institute of Music.
• Walking to a library, book store, grocery store, dress shop, or ice cream parlor.
• The Cleveland Museum of Art-completely renewed and stunning.
• Lessons at The Music Settlement.
• Dining choices-55 places to eat within a mile!
• Chatting with students, gardeners, policemen, teachers and others as I walk my dog, just like a small town-a very walkable city!
• Hosting special events at the Manor that feature stimulating speakers from University Circle-based institutions.