Downtown revitalization and redevelopment plan for Durand


Abigail Becker


Case Type
Project Stories
Sustainable Development Goals
06 Clean Water and Sanitation, 08 Decent Work and Economic Growth, 09 Industry Innovation and Infrastructure, 11 Sustainable Cities and Communities
Population Type
Government Employees

This report was created by a team of graduate students in the Urban and Regional Planning master’sdegree program at University of Wisconsin–Madisonon behalf of the City of Durand, Wisconsin. The project came to life througha partnership with the UniverCity Alliance program, where students, faculty,and professionalstaffin the University of Wisconsin system collaborated with local officials on various projects within Pepin County. The City of Durand requested a downtown revitalization plan that focused onenlivening the primary roadway through downtown,potential solutions for returningvacant buildings in the downtown area to active use, and an assessment of Durand’s current Tax Increment FinancingDistrict(referred to as both TIDandTIF district). The team conducted its research and compiled this report within approximately six months, beginning in August 2019 and concluding in January 2020.

UniverCity Year Contact Info
Gavin Luter
Managing Director

University Faculty Contact Info
Alfonso Morales

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