Fri Jul 20, 2018

As the Downtown Development District celebrates our 30-year anniversary, we extend great thanks to the community for their support of our mission and initiatives, enabling Downtown Baton Rouge to grow and develop into an exceptional place.  As we look forward to continued growth and development in 2018, public and private investment remains at remarkable levels;… Read more »

Fri Jun 23, 2017

Here is a quick look at some of the new developments and new construction taking place Downtown! Downtown areas in Planning / Under Construction: Water Campus River Center Theatre Improvements City Hall Plaza Renovations River Center Library North Boulevard Town Square Phase II Downtown Greenway Courtyard by Marriott Elysian II Elias Belvedere Townhomes River Road/ Riverfront… Read more »

Thu Dec 29, 2016

The North Boulevard Promenade section of the Downtown Greenway has opened following a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony that took place yesterday at 5:00PM on North Boulevard with Mayor Holden, Councilwoman Wicker, various project contributors, and DDD Executive Director Davis Rhorer residing over the ceremony. This phase of the project was constructed by Rotolo Consultants Inc. and… Read more »

Thu Dec 15, 2016

The Downtown Development District has received the Award of Merit from the International Downtown Association for the Downtown Toolkit: A Visual Guide to Downtown Development in Baton Rouge. The award was announced at its annual conference in Atlanta today. This is the ninth year in a row that the International Downtown Association has recognized the… Read more »

Owners Holly Chaney, Liz Eure, Dr. Michael Duplechain, and Dr. Thomas Guillot would like to welcome you to Downtown Healthcare & Wellness, Downtown’s newest healthcare facility conveniently located next door to the Downtown pharmacy, Prescriptions to Geaux! Downtown Healthcare & Wellness is offering a wide range of services such as adult medicine, men and women’s… Read more »

Fri Jul 01, 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 Boulevard from 5th street to 9th St) Road/Sewer Upgrade – South Boulevard at River Road Belvedere Condominiums  – Main St at River Road Watermark Hotel – Third St at Convention Onyx Residences –… Read more »

Fri Jul 10, 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 once home to East Baton Rouge Arts and Technology School. The building was given historic status in 2014 as “This building merits historic status because it’s one of the few… Read more »

Wed Jan 28, 2015

“for Jackson, Mississippi it (DDD) means the new gold standard when comparing downtown development.” – The Jackson, MS Clarion-Ledger. Download our Development Update yearbook which contains many new exciting projects currently under construction or planning.   2014 DEVELOPMENT UPDATE

Thu Aug 14, 2014

  “The Mississippi River is the front door to Baton Rouge, and we sought to create a design that would bring all of you back to see and experience the beauty and power of this great river in a setting alive with public activity.” – Honorable Mayor-President Melvin “Kip” Holden The prominent theme within Downtown’s… Read more »

Mon Jun 23, 2014

USAgencies, a leading provider of low cost auto insurance, announced today that it will be relocating its headquarters to the heart of downtown Baton Rouge in support of its strategic growth plan and as an added value will participate in the revitalization efforts of Baton Rouge.USAgencies will occupy two floors at 440 Third Street, becoming… Read more »