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

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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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"We are asking all residents, to please remove and refrain from parking their vehicles on the street to aid with the City’s snow removal efforts." ... See MoreSee Less

Jackson is currently under a winter storm warning. There is a forecast for heavy snow accumulation over the next 24 to 36 hours. We are asking all residents, to please remove and refrain from parking...

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Happy 5 years Beads to Live By!

Thank you for being apart of our downtown business family!
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5 Year Anniversary - Beads to Live By

February 8, 2018, 10:00am - February 8, 2018, 7:00pm

On this day 5 years ago, we opened our doors for business! Come celebrate with us and enjoy special discounts and door prizes at the store, along with tasty treats from our local bakery.

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Downtown Jackson shared Jackson Citizen Patriot's Drone Flight Over Downtown Jackson. ... See MoreSee Less

Looking good, downtown Jackson! 📹 via Josef Magsig

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Downtown Jackson News

100 Ford Model A’s coming to Jackson for Cruise In

JACKSON, MI -- Model A's will take over downtown Jackson on Friday, Aug. 25. The Downtown Jackson Cruise In will feature the Model A Restorers' Club annual round-up of up to 150 Model A's. "It's going to be a good opportunity for the people of Jackson because the...

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