Downtown Project | Downtown Project Las Vegas
Downtown Project was founded in January 2012 with the idea that if you accelerate co-learning, collisions, and connectedness in the city’s urban core, productivity, innovation, growth, and happiness will fall into place.
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Downtown Project is a privately-funded, for-profit enterprise dedicated to helping revitalize part of downtown Las Vegas by investing in people and projects that share our vision of downtown as a hub of inspiration, entrepreneurial energy, creativity, innovation, prosperity, and discovery fueled by the Three C’s: collisions, co-learning, and connectedness


Founded in January 2012, it is the umbrella under which an extensive portfolio of small business, tech, real estate, and other significant local investments are developed, coordinated, and managed. To date, Downtown Project has allocated/invested $350 million towards this vision, resulting in more than 165 new businesses and more than 1,000 new jobs.


Helping create a more vibrant and walkable city


We’ve got great residential options right in the heart of the city. Live downtown – the most fun and exciting part of the Las Vegas Valley.


Whether you’re looking to crank out some work in a comfortable spot with lightening-fast wi-fi, have an impromptu meeting or team gathering, or just want to get out of the office for a working lunch or happy hour, we’ve got you covered.


Curious about downtown Las Vegas, but don't know where to go? Check out our self-guided tours, perfect for any age group or time of day.


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  • Thanks in part to Zappos CEO, Tony Hsieh, parts of DTLV that used to be barren wastelands are now trendy spots for hipsters, families and tourists. You’ll notice Downtown Container Park by the 40-foot tall, fire-breathing praying mantis out front. Even if you’re not in the mood for shopping, the Container Park is genuinely a great place to be. Oh, and the best part, in the center of the complex there is a massive treehouse playground for kids and adults—so don’t be afraid to take your turn on the slide. Read full article...

  • For a casual setting complete with lawn games and fire pits, head to the backyard at the Gold Spike located in downtown Las Vegas. Visitors can join in on games such as cornhole (or “bag toss”), jenga, beer pong, chess, shuffleboard, ping pong, and more. Read full article...

  • After checking in to your hotel, hit up Container Park in the afternoon for some shopping at locally-owned shops. Grab a pre-dinner dessert at Waffelato, which is known for its homemade chocolate and vanilla waffle cones served hot and topped with fresh gelato. While you’re at it, grab an early drink at Oak & Ivy. Before you leave, snap a picture of the fire-breathing mantis at the entrance to Container Park. Read full article...

  • 10. Sip on cocktails at Atomic Liquors in Downtown Las Vegas Atomic – which was built 1945 and opened in 1952 – is the oldest standing bar in Las Vegas. It’s name came from the fact that people would stand on the bar and watch the atomic explosions in the distance, back when the establishment first opened. The bar is seeped in history and its famous residents have including Barbara Streisand, who always sat in the same chair – which is still there today. Read full article ...