Join us for an Economic Development Bus Tour of the Des Moines West Side. The narrated tour will start at Franklin Jr. High and wind through Merle Hay area, the Douglas Ave. Corridor, The Avenues of Ingersoll and Grand, the Roosevelt Cultural District, Uptown Shopping Center, Drake University, and the Beaverdale area. New this year will be the 6th Avenue Corridor. You'll hear and see what projects have been recently completed, are currently in process, and what is proposed concerning the economic development and improvements in these areas. Come enjoy the ride with other business and city leaders. Ryan Moffatt with the City of Des Moines will be our M.C. along with other guests.
West Side Bus Tour - 10 AM - Noon (check the calendar for the afternoon tour)
Optional Lunch from Noon - 1:00 PM
Tour Starting and Ending Point: Franklin Junior High
Optional Tour of Franklin Jr. High at 1:00 PM. See and hear the latest on this unique project!