Areas of Focus


The DOWNTOWN EVANSVILLE - Economic Improvement District serves the property owners of Downtown Evansville by providing benefits and services beyond those provided by the City of Evansville. Our efforts are organized into the following areas:

Clean, Safe & Beautify

  • Litter removal, landscaping, contracting private law enforcement patrols, installing and funding holiday decor to create a more festive downtown, placemaking projects like Game Room Alley on the 300 block of Main Street, funding additional operating hours at United Caring Services for our neighbors experiencing homelessness and installing dog waste bags for residents and visitors throughout downtown

Events & Marketing

  • Host 20+ signature events annually and market downtown as a destination for shopping, dining and entertainment

Business & Developer Recruitment

  • Connect with potential developers, host seminars on topics such as Opportunity Zones, fund a market study to demonstrate demand to developers and consumer businesses
Learn more by viewing our Annual Report.