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VDA Spotlight

Stay informed on the latest happenings in downtown Vancouver.

VDA Feature: Urban Land Institute

April 03, 2021

We are thrilled to announce that VDA’s parklet initiative was featured in the Urban Land Institute’s newest international publication, The Read More...

VDA Annual Report

April 01, 2021

VDA’s annual report is available for viewing! In 2020, VDA kept downtown resilient by developing and executing programs to meet Read More...

Storefront Activation: Office Moms and Dads

March 26, 2021

VDA is partnering with Office Moms & Dads to activate their new storefront on 8th & Main! Leveraging Seanette Corkill, Read More...

Business Owner Spotlight

Vancouver’s community-centric values are reflected best in the small businesses that line Main Street.

Six Shooter

April 30, 2021

Six Shooter was envisioned by 3 business partners that wanted to open a bar that reminded them of their small Read More...

The Difference Clothing Boutique

February 06, 2021

Come visit Daron, one of the many personal stylists at The Difference Clothing Boutique! Located at 110 E Evergreen Blvd Read More...

Lyon and Pearle

December 08, 2020

Please give a warm welcome to our newest business in downtown Vancouver, Lyon & Pearle! Located at 607 Washington Street, Read More...

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