The City of Des Moines and Downtown Community Alliance are pleased to invite the community to an open house presentation of the Walnut Street preliminary conceptual plan on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, from Noon to 1 p.m. at the Downtown Public Library, 1000 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309. A 15 minute presentation will be given at Noon by the consultant team. The project team will be on-hand to answer questions after the presentation.

A collaboration of local and national experts have been hired to create a streetscape and revitalization strategy for Walnut Street in Downtown Des Moines. The consultant team is led by local landscape architecture talents from the offices of Confluence and Genus. Supporting team members providing valuable support in their respective disciplines include: Gibbs Planning Group, Reynolds Urban Design, Substance, Veenstra & Kimm, and Waveguide.