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Your Village: What’s happening on the lot next to Big Grove Brewery and Taproom?

Have a question about what’s going on in your community? Ask Little Village. Submit your questions through the Your Village feature on our homepage, or email us at editor@littlevillagemag.com. […]

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Letter to the editor: Building heights and the future of development in Riverfront Crossings

Riverfront Crossings District

Iowa City Council’s consideration of a rezoning application for 12 Court St in the Riverfront Crossings District has sparked a kerfuffle about high-rise buildings and the future of development in Iowa City. The debate generally centers on building heights. Whether one supports high-rise buildings — that is, any building over nine stories — is typically framed as an aesthetic preference. […]

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Council approves first reading of inclusionary housing ordinance

Riverfront Crossings District

On Tuesday, June 21, the Iowa City Council, in a unanimous vote, approved the first reading of an inclusionary housing ordinance amendment. This zoning code amendment would ensure that a minimum percentage of rental units available at the forthcoming Riverfront Crossings District be made affordable. The Iowa City Planning and Zoning Commission recommended this amendment […]

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