Posts Tagged "downtown"

Public input sought for Viroqua’s downtown, Main Street

Posted by on Sep 15, 2021

Public input sought for Viroqua’s downtown, Main Street

VIROQUA, WISC. – City officials are looking for the public’s feedback regarding Main Street and downtown Viroqua. A virtual public input meeting via Zoom will be held Thursday, Sept. 23, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. As part of the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) grant awarded by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) in 2020, the city of Viroqua is reviewing pedestrian and traffic safety on Main Street in downtown Viroqua. The city is working with Strand Associates, an engineering firm, to lead the safety improvement planning process. The city is hosting a public meeting...

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Jefferson’s downtown updating, beautification continues

Posted by on Jun 3, 2021

Jefferson’s downtown updating, beautification continues

JEFFERSON, WISC. — The ongoing beautification of downtown Jefferson will continue after the Jefferson Common Council on June 2 authorized a streetscape design professional services contract with longstanding city partner Vandewalle and Associates. Vandewalle will be hired at a cost of $17,000 to help the city correct some concerns about poorly placed paving bricks and trees installed many years ago that since then have heaved and caused pedestrian safety concerns in the heart of the downtown business district. “We are addressing the changing needs of downtown, and this is something that...

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Verona selects Steve Brown proposal for Sugar Creek site

Posted by on Jun 25, 2020

Verona selects Steve Brown proposal for Sugar Creek site

VERONA, WISC. For the third time this month, City Alders discussed proposals for a 12-acre site south of West Verona Avenue, which includes the City’s historic, original graded school. In the final discussion–while a public pool had been a popular concept within the community–it was determined this site would not be the best location for a pool and required parking, and that the community placed a high priority on the retail space in the Steve Brown plan which could help connect disjointed shopping areas in the city’s core. The winning plan’s higher proportion of...

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Partnerships in Muncie help advance needed Central City projects

Posted by on May 29, 2020

Partnerships in Muncie help advance needed Central City projects

MUNCIE, INDIANA (excerpts from thestarpress.com) – As officials gathered to break ground for a new riverfront redevelopment in Muncie’s Canal District, COVID-19 masks could not conceal shared pride in what strong partnership can accomplish. “This is a collaboration of monumental importance for the downtown area,” Mayor Dan Ridenour told the crowd gathered for the groundbreaking. Groups such as the Muncie Downtown Development Partnership and NEXT Muncie have been working with Vandewalle & Associates and WS Property to make the project happen.  Downtown...

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Muncie breaks ground on White River Canal District redevelopment

Posted by on May 29, 2020

Muncie breaks ground on White River Canal District redevelopment

White River Lofts, a mixed-use riverfront building and public plaza in Muncie's White River Canal District, is one of the identified catalytic projects in the Muncie Central City Redevelopment Plan developed by Vandewalle & Associates.

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