Town Green Staff

Town Green Special Services District helps to shape a dynamic downtown center. At our core is a partnership with private sector property owners, and the City of New Haven.
We strive to make Downtown New Haven a vibrant and exciting as possible for those who want to live, work, learn, and play here.

Our primary programs include clean and safe, marketing and promotions, economic prosperity, placemaking, advocacy, and community outreach and engagement.

  • Strengthen and diversity Downtown New Haven’s existing economic base with a primary focus on growing and attracting retail businesses to fill empty store fronts.
  • Activate and enhance public space to catalyze economic development, improve public safety, and promote the assets, inspiration, and potential of the district.
  • Publicize the work of Town Green District to the community at large and 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.

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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“Town Green has definitely helped my business in many ways. Having a collaborative voice and people being able to come together, you need someone to foster that and Town Green does that for the City of New Haven.”.

Kim Pedrick
Owner, idiom Boutique