Westar Donation Gives Big Boost To Downtown Project

By: Nick Viviani
By: Nick Viviani

TOPEKA, Kan. (WVLT) -- Efforts to revitalize downtown Topeka were given a major boost Thursday afternoon.

Westar Energy Community Partners presented a $200,000 check to the Imagine Downtown campaign at the utility's building, 818 S. Kansas Ave.

The Topeka City Council has approved $5 million for infrastructure improvements along S. Kansas Ave. between 6th and 10th Streets.

Nearly $2 millions more has been raised through private donations.

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