CHEF CELESTE BISTRO NOW OPEN!

September 30th, 2016

Chef Celeste Bistro is an open-air café and is now open inside the Main Street Market (corner of Main St. & 5th St. inside the Galvez Garage). Chef Cel...

DOWNTOWN GREENWAY GROUNDBREAKING

July 15th, 2016

Construction began May 5, 2016 on the North Boulevard section of the Downtown Greenway, a multi-phase 2.75 mile interconnected network of bike/pedestrian p...

DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENTS

July 1st, 2016

Here is a quick look at some of the new developments and new construction taking place Downtown!Downtown areas under construction:Downtown Greenway (North ...

MATHERNE'S MAKING A MARK

February 22nd, 2016

Located in the heart of downtown, Matherne's Market at 440 on Third is the first full service supermarket downtown in over 50 years! Only 9 months after op...

BARTRAM TRAIL MARKER

February 22nd, 2016

WILLIAM BARTRAMTRAIL MARKER DEDICATIONSEPTEMBER 10TH A trail marker dedication to William Bartram, an American Naturalist, was held this Thursday, Septembe...

2016 Development Toolkit

February 12th, 2016

The Downtown Development District has released the 2016 update to their Development Toolkit - a document offering demographics, statistics, and other resou...

COMING SOON: WATERMARK

October 21st, 2015

One of Baton Rouge's first skyscrapers was built in 1926 and was originally the home of Louisiana National Bank. It was recently purchased by developer Mik...

EPA Bike Share

October 12th, 2015

In early 2015, Baton Rouge received a U.S. Environmental Protection (EPA) grant through its Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities program to investig...

2015 Mid-Year Update

October 5th, 2015

2015 Mid Year Update

DDD RECEIVES 2015 IDA MERIT AWARD!

September 29th, 2015

The Downtown Development District has just received an award from the International Downtown Association for the transformation of River Road into a ‘compl...

Water Campus: Building Revealed

September 10th, 2015

Baton Rouge, LA. – The Water Campus released the first images of the new The Water Institute of the Gulf’s Headquarters, Research and Interpretive Center t...

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS NOW OPEN

July 10th, 2015

Located in the North Boulevard Town Square area, this historic building opened in 1955 as the Baton Rouge Savings and Loan Association Building and was onc...