The Loop Community Improvement District directs resources to programs that fulfill our goal of creating a street that is safe, vibrant, healthy, and welcoming to all.
We recently completed a 10-year Corridor Plan
to revitalize the Business Loop and a comprehensive economic development plan
to attract local, small-scale manufacturers to the area and these guide our efforts.
You may have noticed the artwork popping up along the Business Loop and it's all part of our vision for a more attractive and appealing street--and one that celebrates and supports local makers and artisans. The Loop Street Art Project selected 10 local artists and graphic designers, gave them a 4' x 8' canvas, and […]Continue Reading
The Loop CID and REDI have partnered to develop CoMo Cooks, a shared commercial Kitchen at Mizzou North. CoMo Cooks will give all cooks a chance to turn their recipes into a business reality, regardless of background, income, or status. The goal is to increase entrepreneurial success by providing accessible, inclusive, and affordable kitchen space for […]Continue Reading
We transformed a vacant lot into a community park with the help of Boone Electric Cooperative, Sherwin-Williams, and volunteers with ForColumbia. We now have a place for special events, public gatherings, or lunch with friends. Not only are we activating previously unused space and drawing people to The Loop, it’s proof-of-concept for future development. The […]Continue Reading
The Loop has always been a place for creative industries, fix-it shops, and those who believe that if you're not wearing coveralls, you're not really working. Now, we're turning this same attention to the individual makers and creatives who love what they do and take pride in a job well done. We're creating partnerships, building […]Continue Reading
We knew major infrastructure changes on the street would take several years to coordinate so until then, we decided to take a DIY approach to beautification. We created a toolkit of environmental graphics which reflects our brand and the vibe of the street and then bought about 20 cans of brightly colored paint. Our graphics […]Continue Reading