All are welcome to attend an open house to learn about the Pedestrian Mall Improvements Project, which will begin this spring. 

The public open house will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 12, 2018, at the Iowa City Public Library, Meeting Room A, 123 S. Linn St. A presentation will begin at 4:30 p.m. and will include construction details and a timeline. Attendees are encouraged to bring and ask questions.

The Pedestrian Mall Improvements Project is part of the larger Downtown and Pedestrian Mall Streetscape Plan, with the goal of improving accessibility, infrastructure and the look and feel of the area. Upgrades will include new amenities like lighting, plantings and accents that celebrate Iowa City’s uniqueness and cultural footprint.Construction is anticipated to begin in April. 

RSVP to the Ped Mall Open House Facebook event page for updates and reminders. ​

To learn more about the project and see a current rendering, visit For project updates, subscribe to the Ped Mall Improvements Project email list at, and follow the City of Iowa City on Facebook and Twitter using #PedProject.

For more information, contact Scott Sovers at 319-356-5142 or

An invitation for the Iowa City Pedestrian Mall Open House on April 12, 2018.

Date of publication

Monday, March 05, 2018