A Dynamic City

Iowa City is one of Utne Reader's "Most Enlightened Towns."

In 2007 MSN ranked Iowa City No. 5 in the nation on a list of top 10 best places to live and work.

Iowa City was ranked 2nd among Best Small Places For Business And Careers and included in The Smartest Cities In America by Forbes in 2008

More on Iowa City as one of the best places to live.

"Many come away professing lasting affection for this city of bursting bookstores, leafy old neighborhoods and friendly shopkeepers."
New York Times, July 9, 2004

"Downtown Iowa City has cornered the market on local color and distinctive shops."
New York Times, July 9, 2004

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