Welcome to Rhode Island Ave. NE!

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Welcome to Rhode Island Avenue NE Main Street! As one of eight Main Street programs across the District of Columbia, RIA-NE Main Street is working hard to help with the positive redevelopment of the Rhode Island Avenue corridor.

Rhode Island Avenue NE Main Street focuses on: 

  • Revitalizing Rhode Island Avenue NE between 3rd St. NE & Eastern Avenue
  • Improving commercial properties and streetscapes
  • Promoting local businesses through special events and festivals
  • Creating new jobs and attracting new locally-owned businesses


RIA Main Street is driven by business leaders and community volunteers. Stop by one of our four committee meetings or an upcoming event to learn more.