PROJECT UPDATE—VDA is partnering with Divine Consign Furniture on a facade improvement project in celebration of their building's 100th year anniversary! Located at 904 Main St. Swipe RIGHT for an SNEAK PEEK of the progress we made this week! In honor of this milestone, the building is receiving a fresh coat of paint and elements referencing its history in our downtown core. Stay tuned for more project updates! Effort in partnership with FrontdoorBack, Retail Design & Visual Merchandising, Clark County Historical Museum, Pat Jollota
Vancouver's Downtown Association is proud to partner with Local Boy Tatau to bring the Great River Arts Festival (GRAF) to downtown Vancouver. 15 ARTISTS are currently painting 12+ MURALS to celebrate art, culture, history, and community throughout the downtown core, from 5th-11th Streets. Murals in progress from 8/28-10/10. MURAL ARTISTS & LOCATIONS 1) youcancallmebernie, 6th & Washington 2) sumnersigns, 6th & Broadway (adjacent to Vancouver sign) 3) artbyalexchiu, 6th & Main 4) kotelise, 6th & Washington 5) supermariopaints, 7th & Broadway 6) Manuel, 6th & Broadway 7) brownbear408, 6th & Main alleyway Participating artists will continue
Vancouver's Downtown Association partnered with Uptown Village Association to restore and expand the district’s banner program! We have expanded Uptown Village’s banner program by 60%, spanning along Main St from 16th – 25th. This program helps to promote connectivity between our neighboring districts. The new designs feature Gingko trees, a species that is prevalent along Main St and in adjacent neighborhoods. Gingko trees feature a unique fan-shaped leaves that turn a stunning yellow color in the fall. Thank you to our local designer, Ana The
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
Sponsored by Port of Vancouver USA, VDA's Annual Meeting and Van-tastic Award Ceremony will be held virtually on our Facebook page on Friday, February 25th at 10AM. Don’t miss our year-in-review! The winners of the Van-tastic Awards in the following categories will be announced: Believe & Achieve Ohh-Ahh! Taste Maker Yellow Umbrella Award Carl Dobbs Commendation Outstanding Community Partner HeART of Downtown CLICK HERE TO VIEW NOMINEES
The City of Vancouver is expected to begin construction Feb. 14 on the second phase of the Broadway Corridor Improvement Project, a major project to replace aging utility infrastructure and repave Broadway from 6th Street to 13th Street. Completion is currently expected in summer 2022. This project will: Improve efficiency, reliability and resiliency of utilities serving Broadway Street businesses by installing approximately 1,340 feet of new sanitary sewer main line and 1,600 feet of new water main line. Upgrade 18 existing curb ramps where needed