Downtown Joplin

Downtown Joplin is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the revitalization of the downtown community as a thriving, safe and attractive center of art, history, enterprise, commerce, culture, residence, and entertainment.

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Why get involved?

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Jobs

Downtown is home to some of the largest employers in a community.

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Local

Downtown supports the biggest concentration of locally owned businesses. Independent ownership keeps profits in Joplin.

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Reflection of Joplin

This is critical to business retention and recruitment efforts. When a professional or company is looking at Joplin for potential relocation, they look at quality of life.Included in quality of life is downtown — is it healthy and viable, or does it represent local disinterest and failure?

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Historic Preservation

There are a number of incentives to downtown development, including historic tax credits. Want to contribute to the environment and sustainability? The greenest buildings are already built.

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Downtown is Unique

Downtown Joplin offers the most unique shopping and dining experiences in the region—Hackett’s Hot Wings, Red Onion Cafe, Instant Karma, Midtown Pizza Kitchen, Wilder’s, M&M Bistro, Club 609, Joplin Ave Coffee, Infuxn—there are just so many to choose from and we haven’t even mentioned the night life!

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Historic Core

The downtown buildings hold our history and heritage.
Our story is here.

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Sense of Community and Place

It’s where we gather, where we celebrate, and where our traditions are carried out.

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