Iowa City downtown, Riverfront Crossing plans intended to ‘captivate’ community – Daily Iowan, 10/2/12

The Daily Iowan’s Brent Griffiths reports on the City of Iowa City’s latest plans to revitalize the Gilbert Street area.

From the Daily Iowan:

Images of cities from San Antonio to Portland flashed across the screen as residents of Iowa City viewed the draft plan for downtown and Riverfront Crossings during an open house Monday evening.

“You look to Minneapolis and Omaha especially in this area and balance those with local suggestions,” said Doug Bisson, vice president of community planning and urban design at HDR, firm that consulted on the plan. “So we try to come up with key framework, and ideas that work anywhere.”



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