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The Iowa City Downtown and Pedestrian Mall Streetscape Master Plan was adopted by the Iowa City City Council in 2014.The plan includes a site assessment of existing conditions, synopsis of stakeholder and public input, and the general planning framework for the district. The plan guides future utility and streetscape investments by the City of Iowa City over the next 10 to 15 years. Current project work is focused on Iowa City's Downtown Pedestrian Mall, work has been completed on Washington Street. 


Pedestrian Mall Improvements Project 

The Pedestrian Mall Improvements Project is part of the larger Downtown and Pedestrian Mall Streetscape Plan. The project will improve accessibility, infrastructure and the look and feel of the area, featuring new amenities like lighting, plantings and accents that celebrate Iowa City's uniqueness and its cultural footprint in the area. 

Construction is anticipated to begin in 2018. 

A rendering of Black Hawk Mini Park in Downtown Iowa City.
A rendering of Black Hawk Mini Park and its proposed reflective canopy in Downtown Iowa City. See more renderings by clicking the image.

 

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For questions, contact Senior Civil Engineer Scott Sovers at scott-sovers@iowa-city.org or 319-356-5142.

 

 

 

 

 

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