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Cancer Spawns A Construction Boom In Cleveland

Cliff Kazmierczak of Turner Construction oversees the building of the Cleveland Clinic's new cancer outpatient center.

Cliff Kazmierczak of Turner Construction oversees the building of the Cleveland Clinic’s new cancer outpatient center. (Photo by Sarah Jane Tribble/WCPN)

It’s difficult to imagine that a seven-story glass building will soon take the place of what’s now a vast hole near the corner of Carnegie Avenue and 105th Street in Cleveland.

But Cliff Kazmierczak, who is with Turner Construction and overseeing the transformation, points to the gray sky, tracing a silhouette with his fingertips. In two years, he says, the Cleveland Clinic’s nearly $300 million cancer center is slated to open here.

Listen to the story at NPR Shots or read it at Kaiser Health News.

Or listen to the early version at WCPN.

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