Central Avenue Historic Business Improvement District


UDC served as the Formation Consultant for Historic Central Historic Business Improvement District which received unanimous consent from the Los Angeles City Council and 78% support from voting property owners.  The ordinance establishing the BID was signed by Mayor Eric Garcetti on 11/3/15 and became effective on 12/6/15.  The district spans 1.56 miles along Central Avenue from Vernon Avenue to Washington Boulevard and includes 130 property owners totaling 181 parcels of land. UDC managed the feasibility assessment, constituent engagement and marketing processes, the website - www.centralavenuehistoricdistrict.org - and Facebook page, educational presentations, facilitation of monthly steering committee meetings, development of the proposed programs & assessment formula, preparation of the management district plan and engineer’s report, the petition and ballot drives and the establishment of the non-profit organization.  UDC is now working as the management consultant to the CAHD to facilitate the implementation of initial program operations, business development strategies, and brand development efforts.


Central Avenue Historic Business Improvement District Formation Documents: