Downtown Stories

Kindred Spirits: A Marketplace of Everything Handmade and One of a Kind

Maybe the most instantly-recognizable storefront in Downtown Spartanburg is designed to catch the eye and entice shoppers inside. There, they’ll find art – in various forms […]

Two Doors Down: 10 Years Later

Tori James was a freshman in high school when Two Doors Down opened on East Main Street in Downtown Spartanburg. James remembered she and her friends […]

Downtown Business Council Hears from Downtown Spartanburg Business Owners

Downtown Spartanburg business representatives came together to talk about the challenges downtown still faces and how to best capitalize on the momentum downtown has seen in […]

Aug W. Smith: Then & Now

Then:   Augustus Wardlaw Smith moved his department store from Abbeville to Downtown Spartanburg in 1901 to a building on East Main Street, adjacent to the […]

$29 Million Renovation Project Fueling Growth Downtown

New Mixed Use Projecting Coming to Downtown

Developer Completes Purchase of Aug Smith Building Downtown

Volvo, Samsung And Mercedes Help Set Records For Inland Port

$12 Million Secured For 32-mile Trail System Around Spartanburg

$25 Million Runway Extension Underway At Downtown Airport