Downtown Davenport Partnership

Flood Recovery Funding

Jun 24, 2019
Zach Wilson, WVIK News

$400,000 has been raised by the Grow Quad Cities - Iowa Fund to help local businesses and property owners recover from the flood, mainly in downtown Davenport.

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There won't be any more "road closed" signs on River Drive for the forseeable future. 

Downtown Davenport Partnership

A benefit concert for flood victims in Davenport will be held next month. Flood Fest is set for Friday June 7th at the River Center, with all proceeds going to flood recovery efforts in downtown Davenport.

submitted / RDG Dahlquist Art Studio

Davenport, the downtown partnership, and the Figge Art Museum are inviting people to help plan the next step for the Mississippi riverfront.

Recently, the three presented a new River Vision design (see video below), created by a Des Moines consultant. The price tag is $53 million. 

Michelle O'Neill reports officials from the city, museum, and business group are excited about the plan and eager for the community to come to a consensus.


More than 60 years after they became one-way through downtown Davenport, city officials are considering restoring 3rd and 4th streets to two-way traffic. 

Herb Trix reports.

Downtown Davenport Partnership

Millions of dollars worth of new projects were completed in downtown Davenport this year, and millions more are under construction. That was the message Thursday during the annual meeting of the Downtown Davenport Partnership. 

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Work will begin soon to convert more old buildings in downtown Davenport into more loft apartments. Wednesday developers John Ruhl and John Carroll broke ground for the Pershing Hill Lofts, at Pershing Avenue and East 5th Street.

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Flowers Return To Downtown Davenport

May 25, 2016
WVIK Staff

Once again, flower baskets are lining the streets of downtown Davenport. For the past ten years, The Downtown Davenport Partnership has placed hanging flower baskets and potted plants in the area, and this year, says the project is bigger and better than before. 

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The numbers are "eye popping." That's how the Kyle Carter, executive director of the Downtown Davenport Partnership, sums up the past year.