Imagine Iowa Great Lakes

“Imagine Iowa Great Lakes” is a beautification project along the Highway 71 corridor from Spirit Lake to Milford and involves Des Moines-based McClure Engineering 

and Hoerr Schaudt Landscape Architects of Chicago. Preliminary plans were presented during a public meeting in May at the Pearson Lakes Art Center. The first phase 

of the project has been funded by $10 million in private donations and is 

expected to get underway this fall. More details can be found at and the project’s Facebook page.