If you haven’t been “home” to Sioux Falls for a few years you will be amazed to see the growth and changes that have been happening to our beautiful hometown. Here are just a few highlights for you to enjoy.
Falls Park, Levitt Shell, The Steel District and Jacobson Plaza
Remember the tires and junk that used to be in the Big Sioux River at the falls and the industrial businesses nearby? Those businesses have now been relocated and the properties have already become or are now becoming amazing additions to the downtown area.
The Steel District is currently under construction on the west bank of the Big Sioux River in Downtown.
The Steel District will feature offices, a hotel, dining and more along the Big Sioux riverfront.
The Steel District will preserve and display the original Sioux Steel signage.
The Levitt Shell hosts free outdoor concerts in summer months and is also available as a special events venue.
The Jacobson Plaza, currently under construction, will feature an ice ribbon and accessible playground.
The Phillips Avenue Gateway welcomes visitors to the Falls Park area of Downtown. Sculpture Walk and The Arc of Dreams
The Arc of Dreams spans the Big Sioux River and represents the leap of faith taken to follow your dreams.
Each year Sculpture Walk brings dozens of unique new sculptures to downtown Sioux Falls.
Artists across the US and Canada compete for their works to be selected for Sculpture Walk. Downtown Shopping, Restaurants and Breweries
Historic Downtown Sioux Falls is now a vibrant hub for living, working, shopping, dining & socializing.
Historic Downtown Sioux Falls features dozens of locally-owned businesses and boutique shopping and dining experiences.
Dozens of restaurants, wine bars, breweries and distilleries feature outdoor seating from May through October. The Sioux River Greenway
The Sioux River Greenway runs through Downtown Sioux Falls and beyond, connecting multiple city parks along the way.
With over 19 Miles of uninterrupted walking and biking paths, the Sioux River Greenway encircles the city of Sioux Falls.
There are many choices for enjoying food and beverages along the Downtown portion of the Sioux River Greenway. Cherapa Place
Classmate Katie Williams’ husband, Jeff Scherschligt, developed Cherapa Place on the East Bank of the Big Sioux River and has been instrumental in restoring many of the historic buildings in Downtown Sioux Falls. Cherapa Place, built on the grounds of the old Zip Feed Mill, recently broke ground for 225 million dollar expansion that will add multiple buildings for condos, offices, recreation, shops and more.
The Cherapa Place expansion is currently under construction.
The Cherapa Place expansion will feature offices, shops and more.
Outdoor winter recreation has been included in the Cherapa Place expansion.
Railroad Flats, near Cherapa Place, is another recent Scherschligt project.