$6.75 million in grant money awarded for Topeka Zoo, Constitution Hall

The state of Kansas has awarded $3.75 million for destination development at Downtown Topeka's Constitution Hall, shown here.

Wednesday was “a excellent working day for tourism in Topeka,” stated Sean Dixon, the president of Take a look at Topeka Inc.

He announced the state of Kansas experienced awarded $3.75 million in grant funding for desired destination development at downtown Topeka’s Structure Corridor, which was the web site of events that served condition this nation’s record.

The condition also awarded $3 million for that exact purpose to Mates of the Topeka Zoo, which manages the zoo in Gage Park, explained zoo director Brendan Wiley.

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$100 million in grants was out there

The zoo and Constitution Hall are among recipients benefiting from the state’s “Building a Much better Economic climate” grant program, which helps support infrastructure growth and progress economic advancement alternatives throughout Kansas.