The busy area around Coe College in Cedar Rapids is getting a new name.

According to KCRG, the neighborhood currently known as the "Uptown District" will be known as the "College District" and include Coe, Mt. Mercy, parts of MedQuarter and their surrounding neighborhoods. The change is an effort to shape new development in the area and create a similar atmosphere to NewBo.

Personally, I think "Uptown District" sounds catchier and more inclusive than "College District" but here's hoping the new plans achieve the goal of creating another bustling, uniquely branded district for visitors, dwellers, students and workers in the City of Five.

[Via KCRG]

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