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The YMCA in Clinton. Photo Credit: Winona Whitaker, Clinton Herald

Clinton- Old YMCA Building Redesign

As part of the Senior Design Capstone Course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students will complete an evaluation and redesign of the old YMCA complex in Clinton, Iowa. The tasks for this project include a planned demolition of the facilities...
Photo of undeveloped cul-de-sac with Preston logo and Harvest Heights logo

Preston Harvest Heights Subdivision Marketing Plan

Two students from the Tippie College of Business Marketing Institute developed marketing strategies and materials to promote the sale of lots in the City of Preston's new subdivision, Harvest Heights. The City of Preston developed a new subdivision...
Photo- Maquoketa Workforce Housing

Maquoketa/Jackson County Workforce Housing Policy Study

Students enrolled in the School of Planning and Public Affairs Public Policy and Persuasion course worked with key stakeholders to develop a set of proposed policy solutions for creating additional workforce housing options for Maquoketa residents...
Landlord Manual cover

Housing Policy & Resources - Part II

Students in the Spring semester Policy and Persuasion course continued developing policy recommendations around high-priority housing issues in Waterloo, building on work done by groups in the previous semester and creating both policy...
Waterloo community visit

Housing Policy & Resources - Part I

Students in the Fall semester Policy and Persuasion course worked with Waterloo representatives to first identify some of the most pressing issues related to home ownership and affordability, and then to develop policy recommendations for the City...
Manchester Subdivision concept

Manchester Subdivision Site Plan & Engineering

As part of their Senior Design Capstone course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students created a master plan for development of a 24-acre greenfield site in Manchester, Iowa.. Manchester Enterprises Incorporated (MEI) is a non-profit...
Waterloo site visit

Church Row Neighborhood Plan

As part of their capstone project, second-year graduate students from the School of Planning & Public Affairs created a neighborhood plan for Waterloo's Church Row neighborhood. The City of Waterloo (pop. 67,798) sought assistance with the...

Manchester Site Development and Stormwater Management

As part of their Senior Design Capstone course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students created designs for development of a new residential neighborhood in Manchester, as well as a stormwater management plan for the site. The City of...
North Liberty, Iowa

North Liberty Housing Needs Assessment

Graduate students in the course Housing Policy in the School of Urban & Regional Planning completed a Housing Needs Assessment for the City of North Liberty. The City Council of North Liberty desired to better understand the nature of housing...
Bellevue site development design

Bellevue Residential Site Development

As part of their Senior Design Capstone course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students created designs for development of a new residential neighborhood in Bellevue, as well as a stormwater management plan for the site. The City of Bellevue...