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HAMMOND DDD RECEIVES 2021 NATIONAL MAIN STREET ACCREDITATIONThe Hammond Downtown Development District has been designated as an accredi...
Downtown Hammond Community Gardencommunity garden downtown hammond
Railroad Park Photos
Current renderings for Railroad Park. These designs are subject to change. For t...
The Old Feed & Seed Revitalization InitiativeThe old Feed & Seed is getting an upgrade!
Small Time Skates Awarded "At Your Side" Small Business... Main Street America and Brother International announced the recipients of th...
I Heart Hammondi heart hammond valentines
Hammond DDD - 2020 Annual ReportOur strategy for 2020 changed as quickly as it started -- shifting our focus...
#ShopSmall Block Party - 11/28/20
When you SHOP SMALL, you WIN BIG! November 28th marked the annual celebration o...
Fall Fest at Friendship Circle, in partnership with the LAA
No Tricks! All Treats! Some sunshine and cooler temperatures provided the perfe...
Railroad Park Project Downtown HammondThe Hammond Downtown Development District has begun the reimagining and reinvigoratin...

Grants Recently Awarded to the DDD

LHCC Mini-Grant 
(Feb. 2021)

$3,000 to transform a vacant, overgrown lot into a community garden + green space.

LHCC Grant 
(Feb. 2020)

$3,000 to purchase and install six bike racks throughout downtown.

LHCC Grant 
(April 2020)

$3,000 to put towards Hammond Farmers Market

Louisiana Cultural District (June 2020)


Main Street America (June 2020)