The mission of the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is to encourage historic preservation, to create and implement development plans, to promote economic growth, and to correct and prevent deterioration in the District. 

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Looking really nice over there Lofts on Louis! ... See MoreSee Less

Pardon the dust, construction is still in progress! Here are some pics of our One Bedroom Lofts, which are about half full. Fill out a lease application today at

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In case you missed Jackson's "State of the City" Address last night, here is the video recording of the event. ... See MoreSee Less

The inaugural State of the City Address, Feb. 20.

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Anna's Gifts & Home Decor is hiring! ... See MoreSee Less

We are looking for an experienced merchandiser. Do you know how to decorate? Are you creative? Do you play nice with other people? That's the job! Stop in with a smile and a resume to apply!

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Downtown Jackson shared Jackson Public Art's post. ... See MoreSee Less

Jackson Public Arts Commission unveiled "ART OF NATURE" yesterday at the CP Federal Square Gallery Space in downtown Jackson. The exhibit features selected works from the collections of local artist M...

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Welcome to downtown! We are excited to see your vision come alive! ... See MoreSee Less

Jackson City Council approved a development contract last night for 159 W. Michigan Ave - right next door to City Hall. Say hello to the soon-to-be salon/spa and five loft-style apartments downtown!

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Try your chances of winning a dozen Packzi's from A Frame Above LLC & 180 Chic Boutique! Check the event page on how to enter!
Winner will be chosen at 2pm today.

*Note: The DDA office is located across the street on the 5th floor for the lucky winner who likes to share! 😉

Good Luck!
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February 13, 2018, 1:00pm

PACKZI DAY GIVE AWAY!!!!!! A Frame Above & 180 Chic Boutique will be giving away one dozen Paczkis from Hinkley Bakery on February 13. Either email us your email address (private message for your s...

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Valentine's Day is tomorrow! ❣️ You can find fun, unique, and vintage gifts at the Jackson Antique Mall in downtown Jackson!
Support local businesses!
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Just brought in some fun items! **The whole store is decorated for Valentine’s—come take a look!

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Walt's has expanded their grocery section! Stop in and check it out!

Monday - Friday: 9am-5:30pm
Saturday: 9am-2pm
Sunday: Closed
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Breaking News: We have expanded our grocery section to include more whole grain, gluten free, organic, and every day grocery items. Milk, eggs, pasta, butter, bread, meat, beer, and wine! Now that co...

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Downtown Jackson News

Nostalgia Ink’s new location

By Taylor DesOrmeau JACKSON, MI - Some of the first customers in Nostalgia Ink's new storefront on Monday, Sept. 18 were Skott Jimenez and his 2-year-old son Torrin. The pair browsed through a stack of comic books - their weekly ritual. Nostalgia...

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