Fargo's historic central business district is a vibrant commercial area that provides unique opportunities for housing, shopping and entertainment. Fargo's downtown is connected to Moorhead's downtown with three bridges that cross the Red River. A jointly created Framework Development Plan is helping to strengthen that connection.
Fargo's Renaissance Zone is in downtown Fargo. This incentive program has encouraged reinvestment and redevelopment of downtown property on a scale not seen in decades.
Active management of parking needs and facilities in downtown makes the district more functional for residents, employees and visitors.
The Riverfront Development Plan (requires Adobe Reader) embraces the River as an asset to the downtown and the community.
The Storefront/Downtown Rehab program assists property owners in the rehabilitation of downtown facades.
More about downtown
The Fargo Police Department's downtown resource officers help keep the downtown area safe.
Downtown Community Partnership - Downtown events, property for rent/sale
Riverkeepers - Events and activities involving the Red River, canoe rentals, S.S. Ruby