Background in real estate and art. Created network between creative people and revitalization. Self employed as a consultant for Cascade Locks; set out to create an arts district. Northside Project Ice House renovation with choreographer, David Shimotakahara. Northside intended to be magnet for Metropark visitors. Saddened over damage done by 'urban renewal". Rails against local leaders and entrenched old boy network. Looks back on transformation of the area. Credits two local entrepreneurs. Joy of being a Northside Irregular.
Owen, Michael (interviewee)
Culley, Joe (interviewer)
Rivers Roads and Rails 2008
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"Michael Owen Interview, 24 June, 2008" (2008). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 517049.