Cities

Downtown Detroit

Detroit, Michigan

Formed by corporate, civic and philanthropic leaders, the Downtown Detroit Partnership develops and implements innovative programs and initiatives to enhance the Downtown neighborhood. Our goal is to drive a clean, safe, and inviting Downtown Detroit.

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Services:

hospitality

safety

cleaning

landscaping

parks

placemaking

Number of Blocks 160 - Serving Since: 2015

Boston Seaport Neighborhood

Boston, Massachusetts

Hospitality Ambassadors providing visitors and residents with directions, retail, restaurant and event information happenings in the Seaport Neighborhood.

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Services:

hospitality

placemaking

Number of Blocks 25 - Serving Since: 2019

Rose Kennedy Greenway Park

Boston, Massachusetts

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Services:

cleaning

landscaping

parks

Number of Blocks 0 - Serving Since: 2019

Downtown Boston BID

Boston, Massachusetts

Block by Block began providing a wide variety of services to Boston’s first improvement district on April 4, 2011. Services are delivered in Boston’s historic ‘Downtown Crossing’ area and the financial district. A team of 30 Ambassadors are on the street to address cleaning issues such as litter, weeds, and graffiti. Additionally, power washing services are provided through a relationship with a well respected Boston social serivce provider, Project Place. The power washing component is directly overseen and managed by Block by Block. Hospitality Ambassadors are also on the street seven days per week to actively engage the public to serve as a welcoming presence to the more than 2 million people who make their way into the district each year either on the Freedom Trail, to take in a show at one of the theateres in the district, or for shopping at one the many retailers.

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Services:

hospitality

cleaning

outreach

landscaping

placemaking

Number of Blocks 38 - Serving Since: 2011

City of Cambridge

Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Services:

cleaning

Number of Blocks 30 - Serving Since: 2018

Central Square BID

Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Services:

safety

cleaning

outreach

placemaking

Number of Blocks 30 - Serving Since: 2018

Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore

Baltimore, Maryland

A year-round Security program serves as additional ‘eyes and ears’ of local law enforcement deters unwanted activity. A seasonal hospitality program utilizes exceptionally outgoing and friendly people to actively engage the public and offer assistance in the form of visitors information, recommendations or even just taking a group picture. Block by Block provides ongoing consulting to the cleaning program, which is provided through a local workforce development program to provide supervision and guidance on environmental cleaning to maximize the WPOBs investment into cleaning.

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Services:

hospitality

safety

cleaning

Number of Blocks 57 - Serving Since: 2007

Downtown Dev. District (New Orleans)

New Orleans, Louisiana

Provide removal of litter, weeds and graffiti from the downtown business district. A very intensive power washing operation also ensures almost every block face in the district receives a consistent level of cleaning. Also, a significant focus is placed on special projects to enhance the long term appearance of the district.

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Services:

cleaning

Number of Blocks 94 - Serving Since: 2007

Paddock Shops

Louisville, Kentucky

Enjoy your experience in the somehow both quaint and exciting downtown of Paddock Shops. We know we do everyday. Block by Block ambassadors work closely with Paddock Shops management to create a pedestrian-friendly shopping environment. So, come take a stroll, say hello and enjoy the sunshine.

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Services:

safety

cleaning

Number of Blocks 0 - Serving Since: 2008

Louisville Downtown Partnership

Louisville, Kentucky

Provide safety, cleaning and ambassadorial personnel and management for the Louisville Downtown Partnership. Safety services provided by using vehicle, foot and bicycle patrols. Cleaning services provided by using both manual and mechanical cleaning systems.

Louisville Downtown Partnership also includes the Louisville Downtown Development Corporation (LDDC).

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Services:

safety

cleaning

landscaping

Number of Blocks 80 - Serving Since: 1995

Downtown Lexington Management District

Lexington, Kentucky

Provide safety, cleaning and ambassadorial personnel and management for the Lecington Downtown Partnership. Safety services provided by using vehicle, foot and bicycle patrols. Cleaning services provided by using both manual and mechanical cleaning systems.

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Services:

safety

cleaning

Number of Blocks 35 - Serving Since: 2016

Operation Downtown (Des Moines)

Des Moines, Iowa

Provide Clean Team Ambassadors and Safety Guides to the downtown area, which is a 40 square block area.  Assist the Des Moines Police Department by “observing and reporting” criminal activity.  Provide specialized outdoor cleaning, both manual and mechanical.  Provide customer service to all visitors, residents and business workers and owners in specified area.  Provide security services through vehicle, foot and bicycle patrols. Also supports major events to include one of the largest farmer’s markets in the country.

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Services:

safety

cleaning

placemaking

Number of Blocks 175 - Serving Since: 2002

Waikiki BID

Honolulu, Hawaii

A year around Security program serves as additional ‘eyes and ears’ of local law enforcement deters unwanted activity. A seasonal hospitality program utilizes exceptionally outgoing and friendly people to actively engage the public and offer assistance in the form of visitors information, recommendations or even just taking a group picture. Block by Block provides ongoing consulting to the cleaning program, which is provided through a local workforce development program to provide supervision and guidance on environmental cleaning to maximize the WPOBs investment into cleaning.

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Services:

hospitality

safety

cleaning

outreach

Number of Blocks 275 - Serving Since: 2007

Historic Kailua Village (HI)

Kailua, Hawaii

Our Ambassadors provide cleaning, landscape maintenance and safety services throughout the historic Kailua Village and ensure all visitors to the islands enjoy a safe, clean and inviting place for all. The team works hard every day to ensure the proud culture of Kailua Village is represented with clean, safe and inviting spaces!

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Services:

safety

cleaning

Number of Blocks 12 - Serving Since: 2016

Newtown Macon

Macon, Georgia

Newtown Macon Business Improvement District “BID” started in July 2017. Block By Block became a part of the improvement plan in January 2019. This is our first Ambassador Program in the state of Georgia. We have 4 Ambassadors on the ground providing Cleaning Services such as keeping our streets Litter, Graffiti and Weeds free. Our Cleaning Team also provides world class hospitality services whether its giving directions, parking meter instructions, holding an umbrella for you on a rainy day or just having a slight conversation. We provide a Special Projects Team which will be Pressure Washing and assisting the City in many ways to keep the sidewalks and streets looking Fresh and hazard free with our See, Click, Fix App. We also provide a Safety Team to our District for our vitalizing and eventful nightlife atmosphere. Macon Ga. is known for its amazing historic sights, movies/shows being filmed in downtown and for being the Festival Capital Of Georgia with 19 Festivals and Events that happen annually. It services over 200,000. employees and visitors every year. Its no wonder we get the title “Macon Is Where Soul Lives”.

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Services:

safety

cleaning

Number of Blocks 25 - Serving Since: 2019

Miami DDA

Miami, Florida

Ah, Miami. We probably don’t even need to tell you what a boisterous, sunny city this is. A mecca for arts, events, nightlife, shopping and dining, Miami brings something new to the table everyday.

At Block by Block, we enjoy watching the city continue to thrive as we continue to provide uniformed security and hospitality personnel to this high-profile district!

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Services:

hospitality

safety

Number of Blocks 84 - Serving Since: 2014

Lincoln Road Business Improvement District

Miami, Florida

Lincoln Rd is an iconic pedestrian district, located in Miami Beach, Florida, that serves as a hub for modern culture-seekers, both local and international.

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Services:

hospitality

cleaning

Number of Blocks 10 - Serving Since: 2016

Hollywood, FL CRA

Hollywood, Florida

Provide cleaning and ambassador personnel for the Hollywood, FL Community Redevelopment Agency’s Historic Hollywood Business District. Cleaning services provided by using both manual and mechanical cleaning systems.

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Services:

hospitality

safety

cleaning

Number of Blocks 23 - Serving Since: 2011

Downtown Vision (Jacksonville)

Jacksonville, Florida

Ready to give directions, answer questions, provide assistance, or walk you to your destination, the Downtown Ambassadors are Jacksonville’s Downtown cleanliness, safety and hospitality team. The Ambassadors are an extra set of eyes and ears on the street and work closely with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office and the city to improve Downtown Jacksonville. Ambassadors are easily identified in their bright orange polo shirts and pith helmets as they walk and bike throughout Downtown Jacksonville, day and night. The Downtown Ambassadors began operation in October 2001, and have made a tremendous impact on Downtown.

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Services:

hospitality

safety

cleaning

outreach

Number of Blocks 90 - Serving Since: 2010

Downtown Orlando

Orlando, Florida

Block by Block has been providing security related services to the Downtown Orlando area since August 1st, 2018. Since its inception, the Downtown Orlando Ambassador Program’s mission has been to provide a friendly face to our downtown area and be valuable source of information for the any and all available services to and/or for our regions city officials, business owner, residents, visitors and street residents. Our team of 17 Ambassadors all understand that these individual are our clients and we are committed to do everything within our program’s abilities to assist them in any way possible to best service their needs. The Downtown Orlando Ambassador Program services just under 100 city blocks which includes a rich historical past, robust nightlife, events ranging from the biggest touring concerts and sporting events at the Amway Center to operatic and/or musical related performances at the Dr. Phillips Theater and national and international events in both the Camping World Stadium and the Orlando City Stadium. There is always something amazing and wonderful to do in downtown Orlando and our program is elated to service our downtown 7 days a week from 07:00 a.m. till 11:00 p.m.

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Services:

hospitality

safety

outreach

Number of Blocks 288 - Serving Since: 2018

Coconut Grove BID

Miami, Florida

Block by Block provides uniformed security/hospitality personnel along with supplemental sanitation servics to this high profile district of Miami!

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Services:

hospitality

safety

cleaning

Number of Blocks 15 - Serving Since: 2011

City of Coral Gables

Coral Gables, Florida

Block by Block been providing Hospitality and Cleaning services to the Coral Gables District since December of 2017. A team of 8 Ambassadors are on the streets to address cleaning issues such as litter, gum, weeds, graffiti and emptying of over 65 garbage cans numerous times daily. Additionally, power washing, utilizing a scrubber machine, Billy Goat and sweeper are services provided through a great relationship with the Parking Director of the Beautiful City of Coral Gables. Hospitality Ambassadors are also on the street seven days per week to actively engage the citizens, visitors and business owners to serve as a welcoming presence to the millions of people who make their way into the district each year for the many different events scheduled. Miracle Mile consists of four long blocks with a great retail and restaurant list to pick from. We also have a full block named Giralda Avenue that is closed off just for restaurants.

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Services:

hospitality

cleaning

Number of Blocks 8 - Serving Since: 2018

Golden Triangle BID

Washington, District of Columbia

The Golden Triangle Business Improvement District is an award-winning non-profit 501(c)(6) corporation that works to enhance the Golden Triangle — the 44-square-block neighborhood that stretches from Dupont Circle to Pennsylvania Avenue. The primary focus of the BID is to provide a clean, safe, and vibrant environment within this remarkable neighborhood, and to retain and attract businesses to the Golden Triangle.

Founded in 1997, the Golden Triangle BID encourages economic development through capital improvement projects, a variety of engaging events, and public art projects. The BID also strives to increase the quality of life through public safety and maintenance services. The BID is funded by a special tax that is paid by property owners within the neighborhood.

The BID connects its members to numerous resources, events, and information in and around the neighborhood. The staff serve as the first point of contact for member questions and issues and act as a key liaison between businesses and many city agencies. Together with corporate and government partners, the BID develops and implements programs that strengthen the vitality of the Golden Triangle. The BID is dedicated to making the Golden Triangle a great place to live, work, and play.

In 2019, the Golden Triangle was awarded LEED Platinum, the highest level of LEED certification, by the U.S. Green Building Council. It is the first BID in the world to be certified through the LEED for Communities program.

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Services:

hospitality

cleaning

landscaping

parks

placemaking

Number of Blocks 44 - Serving Since: 2010

Georgetown BID

Washington, District of Columbia

Environmental cleaning services are provided to one of DCs most well known hot spots. Our team of Cleaning Ambassadors removes litter from sidewalks and street gutters, empty district trash receptacles, pull weeds and remove graffiti from the public right of way. During the Spring and Summer months a strong emphasis will be placed on special projects to further enhance the overall appearance of the Georgetown district.

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Services:

cleaning

parks

placemaking

Number of Blocks 135 - Serving Since: 2008

Stamford Downtown Special Services District-Clean and Safe

Stamford, Connecticut

Operating in the heart of historic Downtown Stamford, our Clean Ambassadors ensure that the district is ready each day for all who visit the city.

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Services:

safety

cleaning

outreach

Number of Blocks 33 - Serving Since: 2017

Hartford BID

Hartford, Connecticut

Hartford BID Ambassadors provide cleaning, security, and hospitality services to Hartford’s commercial core. Services include manual and mechanical litter collection, graffiti removal, weed abatement, power washing, security patrols, hospitality services, and a multitude of special projects, which will provide long term enhancement of the environment. Ambassadors also provide roadside assistance for motorists, and operate the nation’s only free, on-site bicycle roadside assistance program.

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Services:

safety

cleaning

placemaking

Number of Blocks 60 - Serving Since: 2007

Westwood Village Improvement Association

Los Angeles, California

The Westwood Village Improvement Association has swung into action, with blue-shirted ambassadors who will be responsible for patrolling the streets, some clean up and being generally helpful to visitors.

CA Security Licensing Number: PPO12629

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Services:

safety

cleaning

outreach

Number of Blocks 22 - Serving Since: 2011

WEHO – West Hollywood BID

West Hollywood, California

Block by Block is pleased to announce we will be taking on the streets of West Hollywood. As of June 2013, we provide supplemental safety, security and hospitality services for Santa Monica Boulevard.

CA Security Licensing Number: PPO12629

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Services:

safety

parks

Number of Blocks 16 - Serving Since: 2013

Uptown Downtown Oakland

Oakland, California

Security Ambassadors are under the direction of a single Operations Manager and management structure. Security Ambassadors are responsible for patrolling on foot and bike to serve as additional ‘eyes and ears’ of the Oakland Police Department, while serving as a visible deterrent. Ambassadors will report all activity that is deemed to be out of the ordinary and engage low level quality of life crimes in order to seek compliance through verbal request. All Ambassadors will provide a high level of engagement with workers, residents and visitors to improve perceptions of safety in both districts.

CA Security Licensing Number: PPO12629

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Services:

safety

cleaning

placemaking

Number of Blocks 82 - Serving Since: 2009

Union Square BID

San Francisco, California

Experience Union Square’s diverse line up of fine-dining, active nightlife, stellar shopping, and energetic events alongside thousands of visitors (including our ambassadors), all proud to be a part of the wonderful, bustling city of San Francisco.

CA Security Licensing Number: PPO12629

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Services:

hospitality

cleaning

parks

placemaking

Number of Blocks 25 - Serving Since: 2015