Downtown planners to lay out preliminary conclusions tonight

Officials from a Boston-based planning consultant will lay out a preliminary framework for the future of Wichita's downtown during a 6 p.m. meeting today at the Scottish Rite, 332 E. First.

Goody Clancy officials will discuss some of their preliminary conclusions on downtown and will take questions and comments from the audience.

The firm has been hired by a public-private coalition to measure the market for retail, commercial and residential development downtown. A final plan is expected this fall.

Light refreshments will be served, beginning at 5:30 p.m. For information, call 316-264-6005.