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Tue, Nov 11, 2014

The Astoria Downtown Historic District Association (ADHDA) requires program funding and volunteer support to continue to its mission. ADHDA is funded primarily through two revenue sources: the City of Astoria and memberships. Both types of revenue are critical to the success of the organization, and ultimately to the overall success of downtown. Volunteer support is also necessary to adequately carry out ADHDA’s mission.

By supporting ADHDA with their dues, members play an important role in keeping our historic downtown district strong and making Astoria a more livable city. Make an investment in downtown Astoria’s future and help make it a downtown we can all be proud of.

How to become a member of the Astoria Downtown Historic District Association:

Please complete and return the
adhda-membership.pdf pdf Document

Benefits of membership:

  • Downtown networking opportunities
  • Voting privilege in ADHDA board elections
Accomplishments in 2013:

Hired a permanent Executive Director

Presented the fourth annual Jane Barnes Revue, raising $5,000.00 for the ADHDA

Completed Phase II of “Building Blocks for a Successful Downtown”

Continue to maintain regular, ongoing communications via press releases, email and social media

Help maintain the planters and bump outs downtown

Organize the monthly 2nd Saturday Art Walk

Continue to work closely with the Astoria-Warrenton Chamber of Commerce, City of Astoria, Astoria Sunday Market and other organizations

Have ADHDA representation at City Council meetings as the “downtown voice”

Organize an annual downtown clean-up and looking to expand to a bi-annual clean-up in 2014

Organized the Pacific Northwest Brew Cup, bringing brewers and beer lovers from all over the northwest

Successfully hosted the Oregon Main Street Conference, bringing over 250 people together who are interested in energizing their downtowns from all over the state

Received two Oregon Main Street Excellence in Downtown Revitalization Awards: Special Project for Building Blocks for a Successful Downtown and Best Special Event for the Pacific NW Brew Cup

Recognized as a Performing Main Street Community, which is the highest level for communities that follow the 4-Point, Main Street Approach to downtown revitalization

Recently revised and ratified the by-laws to incorporate a larger Board of Directors, to have a larger community representation

Need more information?

We are happy to provide assistance and answer any of your questions. Please contact us by phone, (503) 791-7940, email,
, or visit us at the office, located at 486-12th Street, Suite H. 

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