D.R.I.V.E. is a non-profit dedicated to the revitalization and improvement of the 14 block downtown improvement district designated by the City of Newport. The full name of the organization is the Downtown Revitalization and Improvement Volunteer Effort. Working with multiple partners, D.R.I.V.E. coordinates efforts to stimulate growth in the downtown area. The following are some of the projects currently underway. * Downtown Sidewalk and Lighting Project * Veteran’s Memorial Project * Outdoor Concert Venue Project * Community Service Recognition Project * Three Monthly Entertainment Events from April – October (starting 2015) D.R.I.V.E. works from a Master Development Plan which was funded by a Union Pacific grant and produced by MESA Landscape Architects.
Check out the plans for the new downtown park, featuring the Terry Scoggins Memorial Stage and the Veterans Memorial. Front Street Park Project
Also check out all the great folks who are donating to make this park a reality! Front Street Park Donors