School of Urban and Regional PlanningThe University of IowaGraduate College

Case Studies

  • Updated: 01/21/2016 10:16 am CST
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    This case study provides an overview of Dubuque's Millwork District Revitalization Project. Also included is the executive summary of the master plan for the project in addition to the complete master plan.

  • Updated: 09/20/2015 9:47 pm CDT
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    Provided is a list of model plans and case studies from Iowa and across the country.

  • Updated: 09/24/2015 9:49 am CDT
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    Links to examples of farmer's markets in Iowa - The Freight House Farmer's Market in Davenport, Iowa and the Downtown Farmer's Market in Des Moines, Iowa.

  • Updated: 09/24/2015 9:50 am CDT
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    GROWN Locally is a cooperative of small, local farms in Northeast Iowa dedicated to providing fresh, high quality foods to local food service institutions.

  • Updated: 09/20/2015 8:47 pm CDT
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    Rainscaping Iowa's website offers extensive info on best management practices related to stormwater management, including links to publications.

  • Updated: 09/20/2015 10:01 pm CDT
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    Report from Transportation for America that includes 12 case studies on transit in rural areas and small towns.

  • Updated: 09/20/2015 10:02 pm CDT
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    The Des Moines Register provides an overview of the Ingersoll Avenue lane diet project.

  • Updated: 09/20/2015 9:02 pm CDT
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    An overview of Prairie Crossing Conservation Community in Grayslake, Illinois. The community is considered a national example of how to design communities to help support a better way of life.

  • Updated: 09/20/2015 11:38 am CDT
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    Included is an overview of the state preservation strategies.

  • Updated: 09/20/2015 9:43 pm CDT
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    An overview of The Farmland and Open Space Preservation Program in the State of Michigan.

  • Updated: 09/20/2015 8:55 pm CDT
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    This website provides an overview of the purpose and management of the Portland Metro  urban growth boundary.

  • Updated: 09/20/2015 12:14 pm CDT
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    A number of resources from the American Planning Association (APA) can be found here. From the APA Iowa Chapter and APA National, resources range from training and educational opportunities to resource links and membership information.

  • Updated: 09/20/2015 12:15 pm CDT
    Description:

    This link will direct you toward PlanIowa.com's website. Website visitors can explore case studies from around the country, as well as access a variety of links to tools for public participation and surveying.