2021 Street Closures and Storefront Extensions

The DDA converted Facade/Rehab grant funds into COVID Relief funds for street, storefront, and patio extensions. 

  • Recipients include: 
    Ypsi Alehouse
    Ziggys
    Encuentro Latino Restaurante
    Back Office Studio
    Red Rock BBQ
    Tower Inn Restaurant
    Sweetwaters Cafe

The closures at E Cross in Depot Town and Washington St in Downtown are officially approved for 2021.  Enjoy expanded outdoor dining, shopping, and entertainment this summer!

North and South Washington Street are scheduled to be closed to traffic from April 1st to November 1st.
East Cross Street will be closed to traffic from May 15th to October 16th.

In 2020, the DDA approved $21,000 in budgeted funds to help businesses Downtown with the cost of expansion and the equipment needed to participate in the street closure. We have also approved special event funding to provide entertainment options in Depot Town and Downtown.

Interested in hosting an event on one of the street closures? The City of Ypsilanti is currently accepting applications for events from April 1 – July 15th.
Click here to apply.

Check out this Google Calendar for events on Washington and E. Cross St.