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Welcome to Downtown Manistee

Downtown Manistee Marketplace is home to nearly 150 businesses and community resources.  River Street features an eclectic mix of retail shops, galleries, antique stores and restaurants. Several eateries have outdoor decks, overlooking the Manistee River Channel and the Riverwalk.

Discover our downtown today!

What is the Downtown Development Authority (DDA)?

DDA’s are Tax Increment Financing entities with the City to allocate funds for infrastructure and improvements in a specific area, your DDA District. These funds support the enhancement and engagement of the area.

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What is the Mission of the Manistee Downtown Development Authority?

The mission of the Manistee Downtown Development Authority is to foster the development and promotion of an identifiable and attractive downtown area that will strengthen business  a sense of community ownership.