The purpose of the Grand Avenue Merchants’ Association (GAMA) is to actively and collectively promote a distinct, pedestrian-friendly arts and retail district along the Lower Grand Avenue Corridor*. Also, to coordinate efforts that encourage both existing and new independent, locally-owned businesses while preserving our corridor’s unique, historic and diverse character.
*Lower Grand Avenue Corridor is defined as all commercial property on Grand Avenue
from 7th Avenue to 19th Avenue and also commercial property that is parallel and estimated
within 1/4 mile on either side of Grand Avenue between Van Buren and McDowell.