Iowa– Work to clear concrete and parking lots where a casino used to dock recently finished up on the Davenport riverfront as the city begins planning for the next phase of Main Street Landing. By summer of 2018, the city plans to begin construction on the first phase of the project, installing a flex lot. This parking lot will include landscaping, seating and room for food trucks. As for the remaining area, design teams have released images showing an amphitheater at the foot of the skybridge, as well as an event lawn and playground.
The entire project could cost tens of millions of dollars, so the city council will have to decide which parts to implement over the next several years. The city has not yet decided on a final plan but is considering a public-private partnership, which could include commercial space or a restaurant.