The Director of Community Development for Atchison, Kansas, acting on a directive from the Atchison Planning Commission/Board of Zoning Appeals, contacted the Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional and Community Planning at Kansas State University to request assistance in updating the City of Atchison’s comprehensive plan. The Department accepted this endeavor and assigned the project to graduate students in the capstone-level course titled “Community Plan Preparation.” The course mission was to work with the community and local officials to prepare an update to Atchison’s Comprehensive Plan. This document focuses on projections for Atchison up to and including the year 2030.
Study Area: Atchison, Kansas
This comprehensive plan update was prepared under the supervision of Dr. John Keller (professor/instructor), with assistance from the planning commissioners, city staff, and citizen volunteers of the City of Atchison.
Christopher Clanahan ►
(Document/Database Management, Population Analysis, and Zoning)
Ashley Klingler ►
(Presentations, Focus Group, SWOT Analysis)
Kathryn Rush ►
(Central Business District, Visual Elements, Historic Elements)
(Editorial Management, Economic Resources, History)
Andrew Thomason ►
(GTA, Project Liaison, Housing)
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