Downtown Development Corp

Wichita Downtown Development Corporation

An annual report indicates that public spending for downtown projects is only a fraction of what it was 10 years ago. KMUW’s Sean Sandefur has more…

The Rebirth Of Wichita's Downtown

Apr 11, 2014
Sean Sandefur

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Nearly $100 million was invested in downtown projects last year including the Ambassador Hotel, St. Mary's Cathedral and the YMCA.

This figure comes from the 2012 Project Downtown annual report that was presented to the Wichita City Council Tuesday by Jeff Fluhr, president of the Wichita Downtown Development Corp., and Scott Knebel from the city.

David Dixon, principle for planning and urban design at Goody Clancy out of Boston, was also part of the presentation because he helped craft the master plan.