Downtown Development

goal: re-energize eden’s main street program  


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  • 618 and 624 Washington Street have been purchased by a developer who will transform these buildings. The plan for 618 is a coffee shop, pathway to rear parking and apartments. 624 will include a restaurant and apartments
  • The Central Hotel is also under contract with plans for retail and 46 apartments.
  • 622 was a previously dilapidated building. With funding from a state grant, the building was stabilized and purchased by a local resident. It will be a meadery and tapas bar called The Hive.
  • 633 Washington Street is the former Full Moon Saloon location and on September 27, it will be Sophisticated Rubbish, a store that sells reclaimed furniture.


  • Southern Julep (women’s clothing store that opened in July)
  • The Company Store of Preppy Pirate Outfitters (opened in August)
  • Dancewear Boutique (moving and expanding on Washington Street)
  • Revisited Vintage (across from David Price Auto Works)


  • Draper Public Space: this is a space created after two Fieldcrest Road buildings were demolished in the Draper Downtown. Funding was spent to repair windows at the rear of the space, install benches and a sliding door, install lighting and finally, landscaping. The space will be used for musical events and other gatherings.