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...

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...

WATERMARK BATON ROUGE ANNOUNCED

July 10th, 2015

Plans have been announced to convert the old State Office Building at 150 Third Street into a 148 Marriott Autograph hotel in Downtown baton Rouge.Under th...

DOWNTOWN GREENWAY AT EXPRESSWAY PARK

July 10th, 2015

The first piece of the long-awaited Downtown Greenway, a 2.75-mile walk and bike path linking downtown to the inner-city, has been completed. The new green...

IBM BUILDING OPENING

July 10th, 2015

The IBM building downtown at the corner of Lafayette and North streets has officially opened and now hosts IBM's Client Innovation Center in Baton Rouge. T...

WATER CAMPUS GROUNDBREAKING

June 18th, 2015

The Center for River Studies, the first component of the Water Campus to be implemented near the Municipal Dock and the I-110 bridge, reflects the riverfro...

DOWNTOWN TWO-WAY PROJECT

February 25th, 2015

The downtown Two-Way project, a recommendation from Plan Baton Rouge I & II will convert the one-way streets of St. Louis Street (Nicholson Drive to th...

MATHERNE'S MARKET

February 8th, 2015

Matherne’s Market at 440 on Third, a full-service supermarket located in the heart of downtown, is scheduled to officially open and be fully stocked on Jan...