Cities

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

The East Cut Community Benefit District

San Francisco, California

We are proud to provide cleaning and hospitality ambassadors to The Greater Rincon Hill District.

CA Security Licensing Number: PPO12629

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Services:

safety

cleaning

placemaking

Number of Blocks 20 - Serving Since: 2015

Tenderloin Community Benefit District

San Francisco, California

The Tenderloin neighborhood is one of the most unique neighborhoods in one of the most unique cities in the United States, let alone the world. The Tenderloin requires a special kind of Cleaning and Maintenance Program which is unique, even amongst the other Bay Area Districts.

Our ambassadors will provide removal of litter, weeds and graffiti from the community benefit 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 Tenderloin district.

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Services:

cleaning

Number of Blocks 31 - Serving Since: 2017

Temescal Telegraph Business Improvement District

Oakland, California

Telegraph is the heart and soul of Berkeley and the bustling center of one of the most dynamic cities in the world. Ambassadors provide cleaning and sanitation services, hospitality, special projects, and special event support.

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Services:

cleaning

Number of Blocks 17 - Serving Since: 2018

San Leandro Improvement Association

San Leandro, California

Information coming soon!

CA Security Licensing Number: PPO12629

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Services:

safety

cleaning

Number of Blocks 30 - Serving Since: 2020

South Park Business Improvement District (Los Angeles, CA)

Los Angeles, California

Providing Cleaning and Safety Ambassadors in Downtown LA, the South Park BID is the entertainment hub of Downtown LA as it is home to the Staples Center and LA Live. Hosting over 1600 events annually, South Park is the Place to Be!

CA Security Licensing Number: PPO12629

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Services:

safety

cleaning

Number of Blocks 52 - Serving Since: 2019

San Jose Downtown Association

San Jose, California

Groundwerx provides enhanced cleaning, ambassador and image enhancement services resulting in improved vitality and increased property values in downtown San Jose.

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Services:

hospitality

safety

cleaning

parks

placemaking

Number of Blocks 26 - Serving Since: 2013

Playhouse District (Pasadena, CA)

Pasadena, California

Provide Safety Guides to the downtown area.  Assist the Pasadena Police Department by “observing and reporting” criminal activity.  Provide customer service to all visitors, residents and business workers and owners in specified area.  Provide supplemental safety services through vehicle, foot and bicycle patrols.

CA Security Licensing Number: PPO12629

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Services:

safety

cleaning

Number of Blocks 24 - Serving Since: 2016

Old Pasadena Management District

Pasadena, California

Provide Safety Guides to the downtown area.  Assist the Pasadena Police Department by “observing and reporting” criminal activity.  Provide customer service to all visitors, residents and business workers and owners in specified area.  Provide supplemental safety services through vehicle, foot and bicycle patrols.

Provide Safety Officers for three parking garages managed by the Old Pasadena Management District. Duties are similar to the Safety Guides.

CA Security Licensing Number: PPO12629

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Services:

safety

cleaning

outreach

Number of Blocks 22 - Serving Since: 2004

Livermore Downtown Inc

Livermore, California

A team of dedicated Ambassadors provide clean services for the City of Livermore as well as outreach for the unhoused community.

CA Security Licensing Number: PPO12629

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Services:

cleaning

Number of Blocks 25 - Serving Since: 2019

Japantown CBD

San Francisco, California

Block by Block is proud to provide cleaning and hospitality services around the historic Japantown District of San Francisco. This district is one of only three Japantown’s in the State of California. This 7 day a week program provides cleaning services during the morning hours and hospitality services to the thousands of tourists who visit the Japantown district on a yearly basis.

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Services:

cleaning

Number of Blocks 7 - Serving Since: 2018

Jack London Improvement District

Oakland, California

Jack London Square has been called “Oakland’s most vibrant destination, where waterfront fun and culinary delights abound.” We encourage you to “eat, stay and play” as they say in JLS, a district teeming with energy we are excited to be a part of everyday.

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Services:

cleaning

Number of Blocks 76 - Serving Since: 2014

Hollywood Entertainment District

Hollywood, California

Providing dedicated Hospitality Services in one of the most famous tourist corridors in the world. Rolling out the Red Carpet for all who visit, work, invest and play in the Iconic Hollywood Entertainment District.

CA Security Licensing Number: PPO12629

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Services:

hospitality

Number of Blocks 2 - Serving Since: 2020

Fisherman’s Wharf CBD

San Francisco, California

The Fisherman’s Wharf Ambassador provides uniformed hospitality services for the Community Benefit District. The Ambassador makes contacts with representatives of businesses within the boundaries of the District for the purpose of being visible, introducing themselves, distributing information regarding special events and attractions occurring within the boundaries of the District and to listen to concerns expressed. The Ambassador documents and reports activities that occur during their shift especially as they relate to quality of life issues. The Ambassador engages pedestrians and provides directions and information about the District, to include attractions, activities, businesses, restaurants and other locations and attractions within the District and San Francisco.

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Services:

hospitality

cleaning

Number of Blocks 30 - Serving Since: 2013

Downtown Ventura Organization

Ventura, California

The mission of Ventura Park Ambassadors is to produce a healthy retail center, a diverse cultural district, an attractive visitor destination and a livable neighborhood.

CA Security Licensing Number: PPO12629

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Services:

safety

cleaning

parks

Number of Blocks 24 - Serving Since: 2013

Downtown Santa Monica, Inc.

Santa Monica, California

The new Hospitality program for Santa Monica’s Third Street Promenade launches June 2009. Check back for more details and pictures!

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Services:

hospitality

safety

cleaning

outreach

parks

placemaking

Number of Blocks 45 - Serving Since: 2009

Downtown Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, California

Information coming soon!

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Services:

hospitality

cleaning

Number of Blocks 25 - Serving Since: 2020

Downtown Long Beach Alliance

Long Beach, California

The Downtown Long Beach Alliance (DLBA) is a non-profit organization operating on behalf of the tenants and commercial property owners of the Business Improvement District. It is dedicated to the management, marketing, security, maintenance, advocacy, economic and community development of the assessment districts in cooperation with the City of Long Beach and the private sector.

CA Security Licensing Number: PPO12629

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Services:

safety

cleaning

outreach

landscaping

placemaking

Number of Blocks 70 - Serving Since: 2013

City of Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills, California

Beautiful, Beverly Hills is located in the middle of Los Angeles County, surrounded by the cities of Los Angeles, West Hollywood, Santa Monica and Culver City. Within its 5.7 square mile radius, Beverly Hills has approximately 34,000 residents with a business and commercial base that ranks next to cities with a population of several hundred thousand.

Block by Block provides safety and hospitality ambassador services to this historic neighborhood.

CA Security Licensing Number: PPO12629

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Services:

hospitality

safety

Number of Blocks 40 - Serving Since: 2015

Castro Community Benefit District

San Francisco, California

We are proud to provide cleaning and hospitality ambassadors to The Castro District.

Commonly referenced to as The Castro, this is a beautiful neighborhood in Eureka Valley in San Francisco, California.

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Services:

safety

cleaning

Number of Blocks 28 - Serving Since: 2015

Mill Avenue District (Tempe)

Tempe, Arizona

The Safe-T-Patrol Guides are the goodwill ambassadors for Downtown Tempe. They are focused on welcoming and helping residents, workers, and visitors while providing an enhanced security presence on the streets. Guides can be found patrolling the Mill Avenue and Town Lake districts seven days a week, on foot or on bicycle. Distinct yellow and black uniforms make them easily identifiable and highly visible to the public.

Clean•iT is the Mill Avenue District’s very own custodial team aimed at keeping the public right of way looking great. Day and night, this team can be found circulating the Mill Avenue District attending to streetscape maintenance and assisting visitors.

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Services:

safety

cleaning

parks

Number of Blocks 30 - Serving Since: 2013

Downtown Chico Business Association

Chico, 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 Chico 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.

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Services:

safety

cleaning

Number of Blocks 45 - Serving Since: 2017