This vibrant heart of Boston offers an experience of city life at its best. 

The Downtown Boston Business Improvement District (BID) encompasses a 34-block area between Tremont and Congress Streets and Court and Boylston Streets that includes Downtown Crossing, the Ladder District and parts of the Financial District and Theater Districts.

The BID recently celebrated our fifth anniversary with the 2016 BID Report. Below is a video recap of the BID's fifth anniversary celebration held on May 5th, 2016.

Downtown Boston's strength lies in its diversity. The area is made up of a densely layered collage of commercial and residential buildings; educational, government, and cultural institutions; world-class theaters and a burgeoning restaurant and nightlife scene; public transit; 23 million square feet of commercial office space; and, most important, people from all demographics who fill it with energy.

Everything is within walking distance as commerce intersects with leisure. People from near and far enliven the 24-hour neighborhood as they gather to enjoy a meal, shop, meet friends, work or find cultural diversions. For many of them, it's the place they call home.