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.

Upcoming Events

  • Eve On The Ave

    December 31, 2015 @ 10:00 PM - January 1, 2016 @ 1:00 AM

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Our 3rd annual Toys for Tots Tuesday's starts tomorrow! 20% of our sales will benefit the children in Jackson! The soups of the day are Wisconsin Cheese & Homemade Chili. The pizza for lunch is ham &...

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SHOP DOWNTOWN JACKSON - For the 2015 Holiday Season!

December 21, 2015, 12:00pm

Downtown Jackson

Shop Downtown Jackson and keep your dollars LOCAL! Spend local and win big this holiday season! For each $150 you spend in Downtown Jackson between November 27 and December 21, you can enter for a c...

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Happy SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY!!! Make your way to downtown Jackson today to support your local businesses!! EAT LOCAL.. SHOP LOCAL... Lots of fun and awesome things going on today!!! #SHOPSMALL ... See MoreSee Less

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We hope everyone had a safe and happy Thanksgiving!! Don't forget tomorrow is SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY and there are lots of awesome things going on DOWNTOWN JACKSON!! Support your local businesses and #SHOPSMALL 💙 ... See MoreSee Less

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November 27, 2015, 10:00am - November 28, 2015, 5:00pm

Nostalgia, Ink.

Stop in on Black Friday and/or Shop Small Saturday for deep discounts on comic books, graphic novels, board games, miniatures, supplies, and many other awesome products!!

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So many GREAT SALES going on DOWNTOWN JACKSON this weekend! Don't miss out this SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28th for SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY!! ... See MoreSee Less

Dresses starting at $29, Shop Small Saturday, November 28th, 10-3pm only. Samples blown out at additional 10%off marked down prices! All special orders 10%off, with additional 10% off orders paid in ...

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Awesome things going on DOWNTOWN JACKSON this weekend for SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY!! Show your support and SHOP DOWNTOWN this weekend!! ... See MoreSee Less

A Frame Above is gearing up for a lot of fun.

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Downtown Jackson News

Anchor Initiative Hopes to Provide More Downtown Housing

Live local. Buy local. Create local. Jackson’s two largest employers are working with community officials in an attempt to promote and create a vibrant downtown, officials from Consumers Energy and Allegiance Health confirmed. Dubbed the “Anchor... read more

DDA Wishes Jonathan Greene Well Upon Exit

After over 6 years of service, the DDA and Executive Director Jonathan Greene are parting ways, though Greene is not actually leaving Jackson. In 2013, the City of Jackson approached the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) about sharing staff resources. Greene became... read more

Dig Downtown Jackson June 29 – July 3

Overview of June 29 – July 3 What was completed this week: All Michigan Ave. properties between Blackstone St. and Francis St. are now being served by new gas mains and sanitary sewers. Consumers Energy has completed the replacement of the gas main through the... read more