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Elmira Downtown Development, Inc.

400 E Church Street
Elmira, NY 14901
(607) 734-0341


Elmira Downtown is proud to manage the Downtown Business Improvement District (BID). Our goal is to provide the downtown business area with the resources to develop a strong marketing campaign, increase public awareness of downtown Elmira, and beautification projects in partnerships with the city of Elmira. We work closely with the business community, economic development partners, service organizations, city staff, city schools, and the arts community to make Elmira a better place to live, work and play. Elmira Downtown is a not-for-profit corporation whose mission is the administration of the city's 52-block Business Improvement District. The Business Improvement District is a State of New York chartered not-for-profit organization charged with the revitalization, development, promotion and management of downtown Elmira. We plan and manage special events, including concerts, promotions, festivals, holiday celebrations, and a weekly farmer's market.