Maquoketa is in the unique position of having an arterial corridor with significant opportunity for improvement and substantial federal and local funding to facilitate transformational change. Maquoketa is positioned for growth and has leadership committed to realizing the city’s potential. Investment in public infrastructure on Platt Street will bring more investment by private development. Potential new anchor businesses will stimulate evolution in small business, dining, entertainment, and housing. The transformation of Platt Street primes properties along Maquoketa’s arterial corridor for development. Platt Street will be both the route to access local attractions and a destination on its own.