Enhancing Green Spaces Downtown


Keeping Downtown Beautiful

Operation Downtown, in partnership with the Greater Des Moines Partnership, continues to closely monitor the changing developments of the COVID-19 pandemic. Operation Downtown continues to keep Downtown Des Moines (DSM) safe, clean and beautiful — now with additional efforts including cleaning and sanitizing high touch surfaces such as skywalk railings, door handles, elevator buttons and more — for the wellbeing of the Downtown DSM community.

Scenic, Cultured and Vibrant

Operation Downtown plays 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.

Safest Place to Live