Downtown Tempe Community, Inc. (DTC)
is a private, non-profit organization that works in partnership with the City of Tempe to increase the value of the Mill Avenue District through enhanced management and promotional services on behalf of DTC members and other downtown stakeholders.
Local business and property owners, working with The City of Tempe, created the DTC in 1993 in response to a growing, dynamic district economy and environment. The purpose of the new organization was to provide enhanced management and promotional services to the district.
Mill Avenue District Position
Downtown Tempe offers the original walkable urban downtown district and is the most openly dialogue-driven community in the Valley. It represents a destination for the independently spirited, a hub for entertainment, and an attractive market for entrepreneurial business.
Mill Avenue District Mission
DTC, Inc., will make each visit to Downtown Tempe a distinct and refreshing experience. The city's atmosphere is alive with the constant bustle of activity, surrounding you with its abundance of unique businesses, the brilliance of ASU, and a true metropolitan culture.