University of Iowa

School of Urban and Regional Planning

Anamosa - Vision Anamosa

Urban and Regional Planning students studied the current state of the downtown area in Anamosa, Iowa and through research drafted a revitalization plan, Vision Anamosa, for local officials to use as they continue to build upon their current efforts. Vision Anamosa: Working Together for the Future...

Wellman Sustainability Plan

Urban and Regional Planning students created The Wellman Sustainability Plan which centers on sustainability-oriented recommendations for the City of Wellman. Recommendations were drafted based on surveys, public meetings, and discussions with local officials. The Plan was a ten-year road map that...

Iowa City - Green Alleyways

Students in the School of Urban and Regional Planning gave four recommendations to the City of Iowa City and the Iowa City Downtown District about waste management in local alleyways in order to increase the use of the sustainability potential of these areas. Iowa City’s alleyways are multi-purpose...

Salix Comprehensive Plan

Students in the School of Urban & Regional Planning developed a model comprehensive plan for the City of Salix that incorporated Smart Growth principles. Small communities in Woodbury County are experiencing increased development pressure due to the growth of industry and urbanization. In...

Sioux City - Greenspace Plan

Graduate students in the School of Urban & Regional Planning researched the following five greenspace priorities for the City of Sioux City and created recommendations on how best to increase greenspaces downtown: opportunities for adding greenspaces along sidewalks; opportunities and designs...