Downtown Westfield Corporation

Main Street AmericaThe Downtown Westfield Corporation (DWC) is the management entity of the Special Improvement District. Began as Main Street Westfield in 1993, the organization is run by a staff of three, a volunteer board of directors, and various committees. Westfield is a nationally designated Main Street Community.

Mission

The vision of the Downtown Westfield Corporation (DWC) is for Westfield, NJ to be a preferred destination where people want to live, work, and visit a place where our community connects and drives business to the District.

The DWC is committed to strengthening the downtown Special Improvement District as the center of community life; improving the District's economic viability by supporting existing businesses; encouraging the establishment of new enterprises; supporting cultural activities that complement existing stores and services; making Downtown Westfield a safer, cleaner and more attractive pedestrian environment, with adequate public parking to serve the needs of local residents and attract new shoppers and visitors from throughout the region; preserving the rich architectural legacy of the downtown area.

DWC oversees the four points approach of a designated Main Street community, including Design, Economic Vitality, Organization, and Promotions.

Bob Zuckerman Holding SignDowntown Events

The DWC organizes and sponsors many downtown promotional events, including:

  • Downtown Westfield 5K and Pizza Extravaganza
  • Girls' Night Out
  • Holiday Events
  • Pugley's Costume Contest
  • Second Sundays
  • The Sweet Sounds Downtown Music Festival