Project Downtown DOWNTOWN DEVELOPING Project Downtown is a master plan – a blueprint for development of Wichita’s urban core. It builds upon the uniqueness of our community and it casts a vision for the future. The plan was built upon a framework of community input and engagement and is led by both the private and public sectors. The plan focuses on key areas of our Downtown, illustrating the potential we have as a community to grow. The community plan assists the public and private sectors when making decisions, guiding strategic public investment so we, as a community, maximize private sector investment. Key to the plan's success is ongoing community engagement. Project Downtown: The Master Plan for Wichita strives to achieve several key outcomes: connect and maximize the potential of areas including Old Town, INTRUST Bank Arena and the River Corridor; build upon previous Downtown plans; provide specific action-oriented development strategies, including implementation plans; the initiatives will be based upon economic analysis and realities and the plan will maximize private sector investment and return on public sector investment. The plan will further solidify the identity of our city and community. Assist the community in retaining young people, families and jobs Increase tourism Grow existing tax base revenues Make Wichita competitive in regional, national and global markets As a result of such planning, we can expect a number of outcomes: Project Downtown and appendices may be downloaded at 3 5 D O W N T O W N