Business, tourism groups push for ‘placemaking’ effort
28 Dec 2021
Iowa lawmakers are being urged to spend more state tax dollars to transform public spaces.
Placemaking is the buzz word several Iowa business and economic development groups are using to describe the process of improving already existing attractions and creating new public spaces. Dustin Miller, executive director of the Iowa Chamber Alliance – which represents the 18 largest chambers of commerce in the state, suggests placemaking is one way to deal with Iowa’s workforce shortage.
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