Iowa's Creative Corridor

Where Imagination Drives Innovation

 

Getting Creative

Author, journalist, actor
and filmmaker, Rob Merritt.

 

Corridor Connects

Connect with like minds.
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Styrigger

Safety + Outrigger,
Created in the Corridor.

 
 

Benton

Many Communities. One Commitment.

 

Big Storm

Iowa City, Coralville, North Liberty

 

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Our seven-county regionĀ is the proud home of a half million people who create in Benton, Cedar, Iowa, Johnson, Jones, Linn and Washington.

Our mission is to connect, celebrate and support all those who dream big, push boundaries, and create here to become an ever-thriving region, with residents building innovative organizations, participating in vibrant communities by unleashing the talent in our people, connecting them across generations, sectors, geographies and silos, and to inspire everyone with the stories of game-changing ideas and inventions created HERE.

About the Corridor

WHERE IMAGINATION DRIVES INNOVATION

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MarionWaterTower022017
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February 20, 2017

Mayor Sees Strong Momentum in Marion

Corridor Business Journal - Marion will see progress on a new public library, an eco industrial park, a new YMCA and community recreation center, the Prospect Meadows baseball complex and…
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KCCK - Al Jarreau Interview
ConnectCreate
February 17, 2017

KCCK’s Interview with recently past Grammy-winning Jazz Singer and UI Alum Al Jarreau – Does Cedar Rapids Still Smell Like Crunchberries?

KCCK - We are sorry to hear of the passing of the great Al Jarreau. Born in Wisconsin, Jarreau went to college at the University of Iowa and began his…
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February 13, 2017

Scholarship Program Recognized as Second in Nation

Nearly 80 percent of money raised was used for financial aid in fiscal year 2016 CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (February 9, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College is the number two college in the…
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Rob Merritt and Dennis Green

Getting Creative: Rob Merritt

January 30, 2017

Chris Okiishi

Getting Creative: Chris Okiishi

December 2, 2016

Awki Nji

Getting Creative: Akwi Nji

September 19, 2016

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Getting Creative: Joe Clarke

August 1, 2016

View our full collection of stories from around the Corridor.

Iowa's Creative Corridor brings together the half a million people who live in our seven county area to focus on working together, celebrating our successes and empowering people to Create HERE.

John LohmanCorridor Business Journal

In the corridor we truly have such a vibrant arts community and a level of arts and culture that is competitive with any significant metro area in the United States.

Jessica JohnsonIowa Cultural Corridor Alliance

My husband and I thought that this was going to be a five-year gig for us and 20 years later we're still here, which says that there's something about the Corridor that's kind of magical.

Diane RamseyRockwell Collins

Some people want a rural community to live in, some people want to live in the NewBo district and everything in-between and that's what we have to offer.

Mark NolteIowa City Area Development Group

It is an environment where there is enough room for people to breathe and still connect.

Chad SimmonsExecutive Director of Diversity Focus

I'm surrounded by resources and mentors, both in the community and at the academic level, of people that I can come to for advice and move my own projects and my own interests forward.

David GouldFaculty at University of Iowa

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Iowa’s Creative Corridor

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