Iowa Braille & Sight Saving School Property in Vinton

A rare and exceptional opportunity to shape the future of the past with
unparalleled economic potential in the heart of Eastern Iowa.

Recently, the State of Iowa has offered to make available to Vinton the former Iowa Braille and Sight Saving Campus, consisting of 48 acres and 11 buildings with over 200,000 square feet. Vinton is prepared to offer this facility up to private developers, government agencies, education institutions and/or private businesses for repurposing and development. This represents a rare and exceptional opportunity with unparalleled economic potential.

The City of Vinton, Iowa, is centrally located within the Cedar Valley and Cedar Rapids/Iowa City economic regions, one of the most dynamic and diverse economic growth engines within the State of Iowa. The City has within a 60 minute drive 2 major universities, private colleges, community colleges, local and world class research hospitals and a small hub commercial airport with 14 direct destination cities.

Learn more by viewing these resources:

• IBSSS: A Historic Opportunity brochure

• Iowa Braille & Sight Saving Campus Property Asset Guide booklet

• Request for Proposal for the Development of the Iowa Braille Sight School Campus document


Brian Crowe

Director, Business Attraction

Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Corridor Development


Melissa Schwan, Director

Vinton Unlimited




Vinton Unlimited
310 A Ave
Vinton, Iowa 52349