LOVIN’ ON THE COUVE—Our spring cleanup was a wild success! Together, over 125 community members planted 1,400 flowers and removed over 18 yards of litter and weeds throughout downtown and uptown. THANK YOU to all that joined! THANK YOU TO OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS! ⁣⁣ Vancouver, Washington City Government Columbia Credit Union Casey Evans Media⁣ Frontier Landscaping, Inc. Parks Foundation of Clark County Simply Sweets Hilton Vancouver Washington Waste Connections of Washington, Inc.

Check out our recent lighting improvements at 1014 Main Street! These improvements are responding to the need of improved lighting in pedestrian corridors throughout downtown—guided by feedback received from business owners and the public. This project is a part of our clean and safe initiative, Spruce the Couve. Graffiti removal, power washing, new trash cans, improved lighting, and community cleanups are all examples of tasks that are currently being completed under this program. Click here to learn more.  

We have replaced every single litter receptacle along Main Street, from 6th-15th! In addition to a few new locations in Uptown. This effort is in response to feedback received by business owners and the public. Our new standard features graphics referencing Vancouver’s sense of place, Esther Short Park and Grant Street Pier, local fish species & canoe, along with a design specific to Uptown featuring native plants with the slogan “Keep Uptown Beautiful.”   This effort is a part of our “clean & safe” initiative, Spruce the

VDA's Flower Basket Program will return mid-may with 110 glorious baskets adding color and vibrancy from the Waterfront, to the Historic Core, and through Uptown Village. These baskets will showcase our community pride and resiliency as the public is welcomed back into downtown. WE NEED YOUR HELP—our beloved program relies purely on donations from individuals & businesses to make this effort possible. We appreciate any support, large & small! DONATE ONLINE: www.vdausa.org/flower-baskets CASH & CHECKS: Vancouver's Downtown Association 811 Main Street Vancouver, WA 98660 Your donation is tax-deductible due to our

Check out our recent lighting improvements at E Evergreen & Main Street! Video below. These improvements are responding to the need of improved lighting in pedestrian corridors throughout downtown—guided by feedback received from business owners and the public. This project is a part of our clean and safe initiative, Spruce the Couve. Graffiti removal, power washing, new trash cans, improved lighting, and community cleanups are all examples of tasks that are currently being completed under this program. Spruce the Couve will improve the quality of life of

The Fall Cleanup was a success! A BIG thank you to the 70 volunteers that came out on 10/23 to help pick up litter and leaves throughout our downtown core. We weren’t kidding when we said RAIN or shine! Thank you to the City of Vancouver for their partnership on this effort. Photos captured by our video producer Casey Evans Media. This event is a part of our Spruce the Couve initiative which focuses on community cleanups, graffiti removal, power washing, new trash cans, and improved

On Oct. 21, the Vancouver City Center Redevelopment Authority (CCRA) selected LPC West, the west coast arm of national real estate firm Lincoln Property Company, as the development team to move forward with planning and development of the Waterfront Gateway. The Waterfront Gateway is a 6.4-acre city-owned site connecting the downtown core and waterfront, which has emerged as a desirable destination for businesses, residents and visitors. The site is bounded by West Sixth (north), Columbia (east) and Grant (west) streets and the railroad berm (south)

Block 10, located at 8th & Washington, has officially topped off! Block 10 is the next premiere mixed-use project coming to Downtown Vancouver.  It will be Holland Partner Group’s headquarter office while also delivering urban apartments and unique retail spaces. Block 10 will provide the following amenities to the downtown core: Two distinct four-story towers above a two-story shared parking garage and first-floor retail space One tower will offer 79,000 square feet of office space The other tower will have 110 apartment units - 20%

Check out our recent lighting improvements at 9th & Main! These improvements are responding to the need of improved lighting in pedestrian corridors throughout downtown—guided by feedback received from business owners and the public. These improvements are a part of our clean and safe initiative, Spruce the Couve. Graffiti removal, power washing, new trash cans, improved lighting, and community clean-ups are all examples of tasks that are currently being completed under this program. Spruce the Couve will improve the quality of life of our residents, increase

Lucky Loan Pawn Shop could be considered a business pioneer in Vancouver—open for sixty seven years in the downtown core, third generation family-owned establishment. Co-Owners, Jeff Lanford and Kelly Cloepfil have announced their decision to retire and officially close on August 31, 2021. “Vancouver has its own vibe now and the waterfront has been the most positive addition to downtown,” Lanford said. Co-Owners are very much looking forward to enjoying their free time during their retirement journey. Vancouver’s Downtown Association sincerely thanks Lucky Loan Pawn Shop

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