Ellis Boulevard Area Plan

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Ellis Planning Process

The City of Cedar Rapids is working with the public to establish a plan for the Ellis Boulevard area. The desired outcome of this plan is the establishment of a Viable Business Corridor.

Ellis Boulevard Workshop #2 September 19

The City of Cedar Rapids hosted the second Workshop for the Ellis Boulevard Area Plan on September 19, 2013. This meeting allowed stakeholders to participate in discussion on the draft plan that will be submitted to the Iowa Economic Development Authority for a Viable Business Corridor designation. To view the Presentation please click the link provided and provide further comments  www.crtalks.com today!

Digital Comments from the September 19 Workshop Posted Soon!

 

Your input can make a difference in the Ellis Boulevard area. Go to www.crtalks.com to participate in the online discussion  September 19-26!

 
 

What is a Viable Business Corridor?

A Viable Business Corridor is a State determination that allows for limited redevelopment in the 100-year flood plain. This Corridor demonstrates to the state that public and private investment is planned in a targeted geographic area. In the Ellis Boulevard area this corridor is from E Avenue Northwest - O Avenue Northwest. 

Ellis Boulevard Area Plan

The desired outcome of the plan is the establishment of a Viable Business Corridor, promoting increased quality of life through targeted reinvestment.
 
The Plan will focus on the following elements:
  • Principles of Livable Communities
  • Place-Making
  • Area Connections/Corridors
  • Land-Use

Ellis Boulevard Area Workshop Meeting August 26

The City of Cedar Rapids hosted a workshop for the Ellis Boulevard Viable Business Corridor on August 26, 2013. Public input is an integral part of the planning process and the City welcomes any further comments to the Presentation. To view the Presentation please click the link provided and provide comments at www.crtalks.com today!

View the Digital Comments from the August 26 Workshop Below!

08 26 13 Ellis Area Plan Meeting Workshop Stakeholder Input.pdf

08 26 13 Workshop Comment Cards.pdf

Your input can make a difference in the Ellis Boulevard area. Go to www.crtalks.com to participate in the online discussion September 19-26!

 

 

 

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