The University of Iowa



The City of Anamosa is located in southwestern Jones County and is situated upon the Wapsipinicon River. As a small community, with about 5,500 people, Anamosa is facing economic challenges that have been presented to similar communities across the state and the nation. Paired with past failures of planning, the City Council formed a Downtown Revitialization Study Committee to study the challenges and potential revitalization in the downtown.

Anamosa Projects


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...