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Glass City Metroparks & Riverwalk

A Combined Community Effort

The Class City Metropark and Riverwalk project is a $200 million public-private initiative to build a landmark waterfront Metropark and world-class riverfront destination. This initiative will create 300 acres of new and revitalized greenspace, naturalize the shoreline, and will reduce storm water runoff tot he impaired Maumee River, the largest watershed on the Great Lakes. A five-mile, multi-purpose trail will connect six downtown and East Toledo neighborhoods, corporate campuses, small businesses, parks and cultural institutions. The project is being funded through a transformational public-private partnership including support from the voters of Lucas County, local, state and federal grants, tax increment financing, and corporate and private philanthropy. Individuals and corporations have a unique opportunity to help this vision for a world-class riverfront come to fruiting

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