Topeka’s economic plan for the future

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Article by Kansas First News

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Imagine more restaurants and shops in downtown Topeka and a start-up spot for new businesses.

The city says those things are in the works for the capital city.

Kansas First News Anchor Cristina Frank takes a look at the plans…and finds out: is it a reality?

“I want you to picture what you think this city might look like…when you can start over in NOTO. Alright, dream a little bit: an area from NOTO…to the Great Overland Station…to the development of first riverfront park….to having an actual river with kayak races, sail boating…whatever…people can stroll along the levees. To a new downtown…with historic elements,” Heartland Visioning Executive Director John Hunter said.

That’s what city leaders say is the future for Topeka.

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