Archive for September, 2016

Great location enables LDP|DDA to be a LAST Studio Sponsor

September 23rd, 2016 by Jacque Wedding-Scott

One of the great things the LDP|DDA having office space downtown, is being able to be a Studio Sponsor for an artist on the Loveland Art Studio Tour. We are excited about giving the public direct and easy access to Lyse Dzija and her work.

We love the way her spectacular “Black Lake Meditation” feels in our office space. We will be thrilled to have people stop by to meet Lyse and see her paintings up close. She will have multiple pieces on display here in our office during the Loveland Art Studio Tour.

“Black Lake Meditation” by Lyse Dzija

“Black Lake Meditation” by Lyse Dzija

Of her own work, Lyse Dzija says, “No landscape is ever empty, even the most desolate.”

She mentions on her website about landscape paintings being subject to a wide range of interpretations, especially those that simply present the subject without attaching a popular interpretation. Lyse says when she talks to people about her work, she finds they often read a great deal of meaning into her landscapes. Sometimes these meanings are beyond or even in direct opposition to her own opinions or feelings about any particular piece.

Loveland Art Studio Tour
October 8 – 9  &  October 15 – 16, 10am – 4pm
Works of art will also be for sale

Special thanks to Loveland's Artists and also Billie J. Colson (painter) and Carolyn Pearce (potter), Studio Tour Managers.

LDP|DDA & City - Downtown Maintenance Projects

September 2nd, 2016 by Jacque Wedding-Scott

The LDP|DDA and the City are partnering on downtown maintenance projects:

  • clearing debris from under and around trash cans
  • relining and painting trash cans
  • marked and sanded sidewalk trip hazards on sidewalks in the core area
  • 4th Street is being cleaned gutter-to-gutter

The City of Loveland's crews have a full slate all the time, especially so during summer, endeavoring to keep ahead of winter weather and make necessary repairs and complete projects before it hits. Tourism, events and festivals add to their work load..

Even modest improvements make visitors feel welcome and safe. I have confidence this sort of 'good downtown hygiene' will make a difference. It is part of the Downtown District's ongoing effort to enhance our downtown's appeal.

City departments will be working with the Downtown District to confirm needs and prioritize upcoming work plans.


The Downtown District's mission is “ ... To create a vibrant Downtown that provides a safe, dynamic environment to gather, live, educate, shop, work and play.”

With an office located downtown, the Downtown District brings the separate entities of the Loveland Downtown Partnership and the Downtown Development Authority into a cohesive, dynamic and easily accessible collaboration. The Downtown District focuses on bringing to fruition the establishment and ongoing support of an economically vibrant residential and business community in Loveland's downtown.