A crowd mingles Wednesday, June 8, 2016, in the lot across from Merced City Hall where UC Merced will build the Downtown Center. The university celebrated the groundbreaking the same day with a block party.
A crowd mingles Wednesday, June 8, 2016, in the lot across from Merced City Hall where UC Merced will build the Downtown Center. The university celebrated the groundbreaking the same day with a block party. Thaddeus Miller tmiller@mercedsunstar.com
A crowd mingles Wednesday, June 8, 2016, in the lot across from Merced City Hall where UC Merced will build the Downtown Center. The university celebrated the groundbreaking the same day with a block party. Thaddeus Miller tmiller@mercedsunstar.com

UC Merced center could spur collaborations downtown

June 09, 2016 6:15 PM