Tue Jul 24, 2012

Governor Jindal, Mayor “Kip” Holden and Ameritas Technologies CEO Announce 300-Job Technology Center in Downtown Baton Rouge July, 24th 2012 Company to provide information technology services from Chase Tower South office in Downtown Baton Rouge BATON ROUGE – Today, Governor Bobby Jindal, Mayor “Kip” Holden and Ameritas Technologies CEO Brian Keane announced the company will… Read more »

Thu Jun 14, 2012

North Boulevard Town Square wins national ‘livability’ award New Downtown Park recognized by U.S. Conference of Mayors 06/14/2012 The U.S. Conference of Mayors honored Baton Rouge’s new North Boulevard Town Square today with a City Livability Merit Award in its annual City Livability Contest. The national competition recognizes mayors and their city governments for developing… Read more »

Fri May 11, 2012

05/29/2012 Downtown is quickly becoming one of the most desirable places to live in Baton Rouge. With quality schools, exciting entertainment options and unparalleled cultural amenities all within walking distance, more and more people are starting to realize downtown is the perfect place to call home. Baton Rouge native and new downtown resident Ellen Miletello… Read more »

Tue Apr 24, 2012

Contributing to Downtown’s Character & Community Downtown Residential Façade Improvement Grant Program Launched The Downtown Development District is pleased to announce the Downtown Residential Facade Grant Program. The purpose of the Downtown Residential Façade Improvement Grant Program is to encourage and assist property owners to restore and improve the appearance of their residential properties. Grants… Read more »

Tue Apr 03, 2012

4/10/2012 North Boulevard Town Square is a spectacular greenspace development that has transformed the disjointed area between North Boulevard and River Road into a lively downtown center where the city’s cultural and civic attractions come together for all to enjoy. While this area was previously unusable with virtually no tree cover to protect visitors from… Read more »

Fri Mar 09, 2012

North Boulevard Town Square receives Good Growth Awards Recipient of Good Growth Award and the People’s Choice Award North Boulevard Town Square is nearly complete, and has already won two prestigious awards. At the recent 2012 Baton Rouge Growth Coalition Awards Gala, the Town Square took home a Good Growth Award and the first ever… Read more »

Thu Nov 17, 2011

The proposed lane reduction of this portion of US 61 (River Road) from four lanes to three lanes is consistent with adopted downtown Baton Rouge master plan recommendations to more safely connect the central business district to the Mississippi Riverfront by creating a more pedestrian friendly environment for visitors. This project will continue the three… Read more »