Enhancing Green Spaces Downtown

New to Downtown: #RecycleDSM

Keeping Downtown Beautiful

Scenic, Cultured and Vibrant

Now celebrating 20 years, Operation Downtown has played a vital role in ensuring Downtown Des Moines (DSM) is vibrant and welcoming. Operation Downtown's Ambassadors work behind the scenes to keep the city safe and clean, lending a helping hand to people throughout Downtown DSM. 

Over the last decade, Greater Des Moines (DSM) has soared to new heights on the national scene. Ranked by many publications as one of the best places to live, DSM residents count on Operation Downtown to keep Downtown DSM pristine for the 80,000 people who work here and the countless visitors who travel here each year. 

Today, Operation Downtown’s work not only enhances Downtown DSM, but is also raises the standard of what a safe, clean and beautiful city should look like.

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