News & Updates

What's happening with us? Check out our latest announcements, recognitions & more here! 

Latest News

Hammond DDD Awarded Preservation Grant for History Exhib... The Hammond Downtown Development District (DDD) is a recipient of the 2022-2023 Histo...
The Hammond DDD and Tangipahoa Chamber of Commerce Host ... The DDD & Tangipahoa Chamber took over Lion Up Tuesday on October 4th by promoting loc...
Railroad Park Grand Opening The Railroad Park is officially open!  The grand opening of Railroad Park took place o...
Hammond is a standout during National Main Street Confer... Main Street America holds its National Main Street Now conference annually. The Main S...
DDD Director earns Main Street America Revitalization Pr... Announced during the closing session of the National Main Street Conference in Richmon...
2021 Annual ReportRead the full annual report here.
Show Some Love and Admiration For The Second Year of I H... Show Some Love and Admiration For HammondIt’s back for the second year in a row! Show ...
Hammond Farmers Market Now Accepting SNAP Food StampsStarting Saturday, December 4, 2021, customers of the Hammond Farmers Market will be ...
Trick-or-Treat Down Main Street 2021Ghouls & goblins of all shapes and sizes came out to Downtown Hammond for the return o...
Hammond DDD Officially Breaks Ground on Railroad ParkThe Hammond Downtown Development District, in partnership with the Tangipahoa Chamber...
Photo Gallery: Railroad Park Groundbreaking Ceremony - A... The Hammond Downtown Development District, in partnership with the Tangipahoa Chamber,...
Hammond DDD to Break Ground on Railroad Park, Hammond Fa... Two major construction projects are set to begin in Downtown Hammond in the coming we...

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)

$1,000

Main Street America (June 2020)

$1,330