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Valparaiso, Indiana prepares for “America’s Best Communities” competition

By August 13, 2015Staff Activity

Valparaiso, Indiana has been selected as one of 50 communities designated as a quarterfinalist for the “America’s Best Communities” competition sponsored by Frontier Communications and DISH Network, As part of the competition, Valparaiso is now working with planning NEXT on a plan for an arts district along Indiana Avenue between downtown and Valparaiso University. This work builds off of the ValpoNEXT planning process and will involve the creation of a plan, which made the arts district one of its recommendations. Valparaiso could win up to $3 million if it is selected as a semi-finalist in the competition.

To learn more, see recent coverage in the Chicago Tribune here. You can also follow progress on the facebook page for the process.