Won't you be my neighbor?

We partner with neighborhoods in Council Bluffs to bring a better quality of life to residents. Check out our map to learn more about the area and how you can get involved.

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Energizing downtown Council Bluffs

Our development efforts have infused $38 million into the local community, as well as bringing in hundreds of housing units, jobs and businesses to Council Bluffs.

Our Projects

Our Impact

$3.1
million secured for the Cohen Building project

8,204
square feet of livable space purchased for Housing Revitalization Program

292%
increase in valuation, from $4 million to $17 million

10,730
citizens engaged though 2020 events/programs

What's new?

Planting

CreekTop Gardens Announces New Partnership, Ribbon Cutting July 21

CreekTop Gardens, a community garden run by local nonprofit The 712 Initiative, is excited to announce a new partnership with Iowa Total Care. CreekTop Gardens will celebrate garden updates with…

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People outside 520 W Broadway

530 W Broadway renamed as The Cohen Building

Restoration is underway on the 500 block of West Broadway after a chisel ceremony held Thursday, July 1, at the location best known as the former home of Iowa Clothes.

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Another day in Council Bluffs

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