Racine is known for its bakeries and two of them are located on Douglas Avenue. Two of the three original hardware stores in Racine are located on Douglas Avenue. And, Douglas Avenue is also home to a number of resale, antique and consignment shops.
NEWS & HIGHLIGHTS
Douglas Avenue Cameras Solve Robbery he Douglas Avenue BID Board has made it a priority to help ensure safety within the district. After exploring potential solutions, the BID commissioned a study to install a wireless security camera system in the south end of the...
Mi Jacalito On April 23, 2017, a fire ravaged Mi Jacalito, a popular Mexican restaurant at 1318 Douglas Avenue. The owners have been busy expanding and updating the restaurant ever since. The small restaurant now occupies the entire building with a bar and seating for...
Commercial Building Façade Grant The City of Racine’s façade grant program provides financial assistance to commercial property owners interested in renovating the major street faces of their buildings. The program was established in 2003 to enhance the physical...
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About Discover Douglas
In 2008, the City of Racine received a petition from property owners along Douglas Avenue that requested the creation of a Business Improvement District (BID) for the purpose of redeveloping Douglas Avenue.
Douglas Avenue Business Improvement District
P.O. Box 44605
Racine, WI 53404