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

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Hammond DDD Officially Breaks Ground on Railroad ParkThe Hammond Downtown Development District, in partnership with the Tangipah...
Photo Gallery: Railroad Park Groundbreaking Ceremony - August 9, 2021
The Hammond Downtown Development District, in partnership with the Tangipaho...
Hammond DDD to Break Ground on Railroad Park, Hammond Fa... Two major construction projects are set to begin in Downtown Hammond in the...
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...

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)