Lively Public Spaces

Why a Wichita Developer Invests in Public Space Before He Even Invests in a Building


Multiple dump trucks running eight hours a day for 10 days, and more than $50,000 in dirt. That’s what it will take to fill a massive hole in Wichita, Kansas' downtown business district. Once the dirt is in, it will become a temporary park with concrete ping pong tables, food trucks, and local art installations. Then, it will all come down, and a building will go up.