The Loop

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We’re a collection of makers.

We learn, we fix, we build. Whether it’s souping up your car or sprucing up your house, grilling a steak or planting a garden, we have the knowledge and the tools to get the job done. Now we’re taking that same DIY approach to improving The Loop.

We’re creating a corridor of learning opportunities, creative endeavors, and economic engines—all with the same get-it-done attitude we’re known for.

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What's happening on The Loop?

Improved Artisan Industry Zoning

One recommendation of our Maker City Economic Development Plan was to expand the definition of Artisan Industry in the city's Unified Development Code to better reflect the needs of local makers, producers, and small-scale manufacturers we spoke with. We successfully advocated for significant changes to the code which expanded the types of businesses considered Artisan […]
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MACCLab Makerspace Seeking Instructors

If you haven't stopped by Parkade Plaza to see the progress of MACC's new makerspace, the before and after is striking. Although progress slowed during the pandemic, staff is now putting the final touches on the MACCLab and working hard to get the space open to the general public.  This is a state-of-the-art collaborative space that brings […]
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New Beautification Projects

We had teams of volunteers out this past weekend working on a collection of beautification projects for the street. Volunteers from ForColumbia turned out to our Community Pop-Up Park to replace light bulbs, paint colorful designs on the asphalt, and plant flowers, tomatoes, peppers, and strawberries. They also added blue and orange sun shades to […]
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601 Business Loop 70 W#128
Columbia, MO 65203
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