Bridgeport DSSD
Our Projects
DSSD's Ambassador Program
Block By Block's team of Ambassadors work with the DSSD to enhance the cleanliness and beautification of the Downtown Bridgeport area by providing environmental maintenance and hospitality services.
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Streetscape & Beautification
DSSD partners with Artemis Landscape Architects for its Beautification Program. This ongoing program focuses on the McLevy Green, Baldwin Plaza, Main Street and Broad Street Step areas. In 2015, Artemis received the Connecticut Chapter American Society of Landscape Architects Merit Award for its DSSD Streetscape & Planting Guidelines.
Downtown Farmers Market
DSSD presents the 2018 Downtown Farmers Market, happening every Thursday from 10:30am - 2pm at McLevy Green from July 12 - October 11.
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Citizen Jane: Battle for the City
A collaborative production of DSSD, Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County and CT Main Street, the two-day film festival at the Bijou Theatre on October 12 & 15, 2017 explored issues of urban regeneration and community preservation.
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Creative Spaces Event
The DSSD, Connecticut Main Street Center and Connecticut Economic Development Association held a lively panel discussion on April 27, 2017 at the Bijou Theatre to focus on the history, spaces, arts and culture, food, and the people that make up Bridgeport's 21st century story. A walking tour of downtown spaces followed the discussion.
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Friday Recess
DSSD presents live music and outdoor games, happening every Friday from 11am-2pm at McLevy Green from June 2 - October 13.
Lamp Post Sponsorship Program
The Lamp Post Sponsorship Program is a key piece of DSSD’s effort to beautify Downtown Bridgeport and create a welcome environment for residents, visitors and businesses. Individuals or companies may purchase an annual sponsorship through DSSD.