COCA shows off campus renovations, announces $5 million gift

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Center of Creative Arts on Friday unveiled “significant renovations” to its building in University City and announced a $5 million gift from retired business owner Kim Kuehner. That brings the campaign total to $41 million of a goal of $45 million, which will go toward expanding the campus and building its endowment and reserves.

 

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