Statement Regarding Dees Building/Dripp Donuts

Statement Regarding Dees Building/Dripp Donuts April 16, 2024, 11:25 a.m. I serve concurrently as the Interim Director of DSDC2, Inc., Downtown Shreveport Development...

You Are Invited: It’s a 70th Anniversary Celebration

Seventy years ago, a small group of parents had a dream to better meet the needs of their children with disabilities.  As a result of that dream, The Arc Caddo-Bossier...

400 Texas Street – Formerly Chase Tower: Under New Management

400 Texas Street, at the corner of Edwards and Texas Street, is one of downtown Shreveport’s premier high-rise buildings.  Hayden Wallace of Berkshire Hathaway HS Ally...

Incentives – Incentives – Incentives: Find Out How You Could Earn 25% On Historic Properties In Louisiana

Historic properties in a Cultural District or Downtown Development District, if qualified, can earn 25% in tax credits for rehabilitation projects.  The State...

More Downtown Memories: What’s Yours?

Tommy T. said, “Downtown used to be the place to make oil and gas deals.  Most players in the industry had a presence in downtown Shreveport, and you could walk down...

This Week In Our Cool Downtown

There’s always loads of fun happening in our #CoolDowntown. Shopping, museums, attractions, parks & tours - Downtown has it all! Film Prize Junior kicks off at...

There’s Still Time But Not Too Long: Nominations for the 2024 Excellent in Hospitality Awards

If there is a special person in our area’s hospitality industry that you would like to recognize, the Excellence in Hospitality Award may be the best way to do so.  The...

619 Edwards – Sold!

The former Big Sun Studios at 619 Edwards Street has recently sold to Joshua McPherson -owner - Tattoos By Auto.  Downtown Shreveport welcomes this new business. From...

610 Market Street: Long Time Iconic Property Under Contract

The former ML Bath Company, at 610 Market Street, is now under contract.  The buildings that make up ML Bath total more than 43,000 square feet on one of downtown’s...

Things to Do

So many options! Take a look at our Downtown calendar of events to make certain you don't miss a thing. https://downtownshreveport.com/event-calendar/  

Downtown Shreveport

Welcome to Downtown Shreveport, the heart of northwest Louisiana, the center of business, banking, and government. Downtown is where it all began…where oil and water DID blend, where cotton began its long dusty journey up the Texas Trail, where fortunes were made (and lost), where mayors were called out to duel in the middle of town. We are made of equal parts colorful history, present day pluck and optimism about our future. We know it can be done and that we can do it. Opportunities abound. Historic buildings beckon. If you know what you want, we can help you find it, and if you don’t know, we’ll help you figure it out. We’re a pretty cool downtown, y’all. In fact, we like to say our downtown rocks. Join us and discover it for yourself.

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Statement Regarding Dees Building/Dripp Donuts

Statement Regarding Dees Building/Dripp Donuts April 16, 2024, 11:25 a.m. I serve concurrently as the Interim Director of DSDC2, Inc., Downtown Shreveport Development Corporation, and the Downtown Development Authority (DDA).  The DSDC2, Inc. is the owner of 421...

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