Planning has officially started on a project that will guide the gradual transformation of a six-mile stretch of land along the Spokane River from Independence Point in downtown Coeur d’Alene west to Huetter Road. During a kickoff meeting on Monday, a diverse group of land use planners, engineers, architects and city officials met to discuss a wide range of possibilities for the corridor. A master plan being developed by Welch Comer Engineers of Coeur d’Alene could involve a recreational, commercial and private development uses, as well as numerous opportunities to secure public access to the Spokane River, including the development of trails and parks along the water and expansion of Riverstone Park. The land is divided into two sections: The east end—known as the Four Corners—runs from Independence Point to the Riverstone Development. ... The second tract starts at Riverstone and goes west to Huetter/Keith Erickson, Coeur d'Alene Today. More here.
Question: Are you starting to see why this project is important to the future of Coeur d'Alene?