Grinnell College Town/Gown Planning Analysis

MBA recently completed an extensive study into the relationship between the town and college of Grinnell, Iowa. In May of 2013, McGraw Bagnoli Architects, PLLC (MBA) was engaged by Grinnell College to provide a Town Gown Planning Analysis with the intention of identifying short and long term recommendations to improve the identity of the place. It was requested that the study be conducted through an “Admissions Lens” for a sophisticated audience from around the country and world. As such, the team was tasked with developing a list of actionable items to maximize not only visitor appeal but also the quality of life for residents, all the while strengthening Grinnell’s character and “Sense of Place”. The ultimate objective of the work is to identify improvements for both the town and campus with the overall objective of strengthening both. Read More

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