Aberdeen, SD (2017-21)
A banker, a lawyer, and an architect walk into a bar…at least it used to be a bar.
The Downtown Aberdeen Revitalization Team, or DART, was a small group of community-minded folks founded a few years back. The team pooled resources and tried to polish up some downtown buildings for the good of Aberdeen, SD.
DART sought out owners and businesses that would help drive retail sales, property values, tourism, and housing opportunities in the Downtown Aberdeen Building Improvement District (BID). After breathing new life into four historic buildings on Main Street, the group disbanded, satisfied with downtown’s renewed momentum.
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