Tue May 20, 2014

Raising Cane’s famous chicken fingers is now open at the corner of Third and Florida Streets. The restaurant is located in the old Richeaux Building.

Wed Feb 19, 2014

Construction has started on The Creative Bloc, an 11,500 square feet, collaborative workspace located on the corner of N. Eighth & Main Streets in Downtown Baton Rouge. Visual media and creative professionals will be able to lease space at The Creative Bloc for various durations including hourly, monthly, or annually.  The Creative Bloc is comprised… Read more »

Tue Sep 03, 2013

The $949,495 stage canopy structure,“The Crest” is a joint effort comprised of Trahan Architects, Arrighi Construction, the Downtown Development District, and the Mayor’s Office/City of Baton Rouge/Parish of East Baton Rouge. As part of the Riverfront Master Plan, Plan Baton Rouge II, and North Boulevard Town Square, a special-event stage was created to provide a… Read more »

Thu Aug 08, 2013

With the recent approval by the City Parish Administration and Metropolitan Council, a new riverfront access point at Florida Street and River Road will soon provide a fully accessible pedestrian and bicycle access to the Mississippi Riverfront and Levee Path. Located at the junction of River Road and Florida Street, the Florida Street Riverfront Access… Read more »

2013 Development Mid-Year Update
Fri Jul 12, 2013

Baton Rouge  has celebrated a remarkable transformation in recent years, and it continues to gain momentum! The DDD is releasing the 2013 Development Update which is an update to the 2012 Pages of Progress that was released late last year. The updated development document celebrates the some 50 young entrepreneurs that are investing in downtown… Read more »

Tue Dec 18, 2012

438 Main Street Apartments Complete Now Accepting Tenant Applications 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 that downtown is the perfect place to live. 438… Read more »

Mon Sep 24, 2012

North Boulevard Town Square Receives National Award 2012 International Downtown Association Conference (Minneapolis, MN. September 22, 2012)-During its most recent annual conference, the International Downtown Association recognized the Baton Rouge Downtown Development District with a Downtown Merit Award for its work and initiatives related to North Boulevard Town Square. The North Boulevard Town Square was… Read more »