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First Iowan Ever Selected for International Downtown Association's Prestigious Leadership Program

The International Downtown Association has selected 28 of the industry’s brightest professionals for its 2017 Emerging Leader Fellowship. Casey Prince, Cedar Rapids Downtown Executive Director, will be the first Iowan to train at the prestigious leadershi…
The International Downtown Association has selected 28 of the industry’s brightest professionals for its 2017 Emerging Leader Fellowship. These senior staff members hail from 4 co……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2017/06/first-iowan-ever-selected-international-downtown-associations-prestigious-leadership-program

Vision Cedar Rapids: Downtown Framework Plan Update

The latest update to the Vision Cedar Rapids: Downtown Framework Plan (the Plan) kicked off recently with two multi-day meetings and a public input open house. The public was invited to an open house on October 24 to learn about 2007 Plan and subsequent 2…
The latest update to the Vision Cedar Rapids: Downtown Framework Plan (the Plan) kicked off recently with two multi-day meetings and a public input open house. The public was invi……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2017/11/vision-cedar-rapids-downtown-framework-plan-update

Economic Alliance and Downtown SSMID Announce Executive Director

Jesse Thoeming has been hired as the new Cedar Rapids Downtown Executive Director. The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance and the Downtown Self-Supporting Municipal Improvement District (Downtown SSMID) Commission cooperatively made the announcement tod…
Jesse Thoeming has been hired as the new Cedar Rapids Downtown Executive Director. The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance and the Downtown Self-Supporting Municipal Improvement ……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2018/03/economic-alliance-and-downtown-ssmid-announce-executive-director

New Campaign, Downtown Cedar Rapids Sucks, Launches on Social Media

​A recently launched social media campaign for Downtown Cedar Rapids is quickly garnering attention. The campaign, Downtown Cedar Rapids Sucks, aims to pique interest in downtown housing opportunities, events, quality of life and businesses.
A recently launched social media campaign for Downtown Cedar Rapids is quickly garnering attention. The campaign, Downtown Cedar Rapids Sucks, aims to pique interest in downtown ho……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2018/06/new-campaign-downtown-cedar-rapids-sucks-launches-social-media

Downtown Ambassador Pilot Program Embarks to Proactively Curb Violence and Create Welcoming Environment in Downtown Cedar Rapids

​A safe, clean and welcoming environment is paramount to the success of Downtown Cedar Rapids. Disturbance calls and recordable incidents in the downtown area have trended upwards in the last three years. A new, innovative pilot program embarks in June to…
A safe, clean and welcoming environment is paramount to the success of Downtown Cedar Rapids. Disturbance calls and recordable incidents in the downtown area have trended upwards ……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2019/05/downtown-ambassador-pilot-program-embarks-proactively-curb-violence-and-create-welcoming-environment-downtown-cedar-rapids

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