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- Hanna City and Dunlap Host University of Illinois Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism Planning Studio
- Healthy Neighborhood Revitalization in Peoria, Illinois
- Design Proposal Peoria Food Hub
- Assessing Downtown Canton
- American Planning Association Illinois Chapter Student Award
- Peoria Named Finalist in Play Everywhere Challenge
- Safe Routes to Learn and Play
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Friday, May 11, 2018
Hanna City and Dunlap Host University of Illinois Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism Planning Studio
(Peoria, IL) On Monday, April 30 Hanna City and Dunlap hosted University of Illinois Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism community recreation planning class. The exhibition was part of Rural Peoria Coalition of Municipalities and Township (RPCCMT), a public engagement effort to improve the vitality of smaller towns through community-driven projects. RPCCMT has recently obtained its nonp...
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Healthy Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy provides a focus on improving mental and physical health for the Near North East Bluff Neighborhood in the city of Peoria. The study looked at effects that neighborhood quality,housing quality, housing affordability, social capital and green space have on mental and physical health. This report contextualizes socioeconomic conditions w...
Monday, July 17, 2017
UIUC School of Architecture planning study, during Spring 2017 was designed to comprehend, summarize, and catalyze the region's growing interest in improving their local food system, specifically within the Peoria's South Side neighborhood, through economic strategies targeted at supporting a healthy community. University of Illinois Extension worked to facilitate, UIUC School of Archit...
Monday, November 28, 2016
Assessing Downtown Canton report represents a collaborative effort between Canton Main Street, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and University of Illinois Extension. The assessment was conducted in the summer of 2014 to provide technical assistance for revitalization efforts in Canton, Illino...
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
When first-year Master of Urban Planning student Marcia Klopf began her search for a master's capstone project, she was looking for a project which would combine her interests in historic preservation and urban design. Through Kathie Brown, a University of Illinois Extension Educator for Community and Economic Development (serving Fulton, Mason, Peoria and Tazewell Counties), Marcia found the p...
Monday, October 3, 2016
In July, City of Peoria was selected as a finalist in the Play Everywhere Challenge, a $1 million national competition that will award outside-the-box ideas to make play easy, available, and fun for kids and families in cities across the U.S. The Challenge is hosted by KaBOOM!, a national non-profit dedicated to bringing balanced and active play into the daily lives of all children, particularl...
Thursday, September 8, 2016
Walking and biking to school, once a dominant method of transportation has seen a sharp decline in the past several decades. A new movement called Safe Routes to School (SRTS) aims at increasing safe walking and biking to school, for reasons related to community health, environmental health, and transportation. University of Illinois Extension working in partnership with UIU...