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Town Green District

We are a business improvement district (BID) funded by a sur tax on property in Downtown New Haven which is used to fund special projects and improvements withing the district’s boundaries. Our core programs include clean and safe, placemaking, economic prosperity, marketing and promotions, and advocacy. Our goals are to:
  • Activate and enhance public space to catalyze economic development, improve public safety, and promote the assets, inspiration, and potential of the district.
  • Strengthen and diversifies the existing economic base with a primary focus on growing and attracting retail businesses to fill empty store fronts.
  • Publicize the work of Town Green District to our constituents and the Community at large
  • Create greater awareness of Downtown New Haven as a shopping, dining, and cultural destination for area residents, employees, businesses and visitors.
  • Sustain a well-managed, well-funded organization that achieves our stated mission and goals.
Town Green Events

On9 occurs in New Haven’s Historic 9th Square..

New Haven

Elm City’s Guide to arts, dining, shopping, and events..


A Place to CrEATe in the Whitney, Audubon, Grove and Orange neighborhood  .

The Shops
at Yale

A vibrant neighborhood of shops, theaters, and restaurants..

Latest News

  • What is Tip Tour?

    For nearly a year, Town Green has been working with a mobile GPS app called Tip Tour to guide people to our various programming and events as a way to not only eliminate paper but to use technology to our advantage while helping people navigate.

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  • Give Change to Make Change Program Launched

    Have you noticed the brightly colored meters in Downtown New Haven? They’re part of the Give Change to Make Change Program unveiled at a press conference on December 12, 2016 at New Haven’s City Hall. The program encourages the public to deposit change into select.

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  • Holiday Happenings in Downtown New Haven

    The holidays in New Haven officially kicked off on December 1 with a beautiful tree lighting on the Green! NBC Connecticut was the official sponsor and welcomed the public to enjoy live entertainment from local school choirs, visits with Santa and much more.  * Here.

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Mission statement

Town Green Special Services District strives to improve ownership values by making Downtown New Haven
an internationally competitive urban environment
in which to live, work, learn and play.

Town Green District Overview

Welcome to the Town Green District. Let’s talk a look at some of the meaningful ways that we make Downtown New Haven a better place for everybody.

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900 Chapel St | Suite 703 New Haven, CT 06510
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203 401 4245