The University of Iowa

Burlington (2010-2011)

Des Moines

Located in southeast Iowa, the City of Burlington has over 25,000 residents and serves as the county sea of Des Moines County. Situated on the bluffs of the Mississippi River, Burlington has a strong economy and has become a center for employment, shopping, education, healthcare, and recreation. In order to continue to attract both young professionals and retirees, Burlington is interested in recommendations that would transform their downtown into a destination for local residents.

Burlington (2010-2011) Projects


Downtown Redevelopment in Burlington

In order to meet the needs of Burlington's vision to enhance the downtown, students in the School of Urban and Regional Planning completed a market analysis for adaptive reuse of a historic building while also developing an overall plan for...