Vicki Vance – The Heart of Liberty


It is with saddened hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved Executive Director Vicki Vance. Vicki selflessly gave her heart, time and energy to Historic Downtown Liberty, Inc. since 2007 and was known as the ‘face of downtown’ to thousands that visited our businesses and attended our events. Vicki's motto of "Together we're [...]

Vicki Vance – The Heart of Liberty2020-04-21T23:26:20-05:00

HDLI Selected as #WeAreMainStreet Ambassador


Last fall, we were chosen along with a small group of other accredited main street organizations by the National Main Street Center to be an official 'We Are Main Street' Social Media Ambassador! This social media campaign is a year-long 40th anniversary celebration showcasing the people who make Main Streets shine. Since receiving this selection, [...]

HDLI Selected as #WeAreMainStreet Ambassador2020-02-04T13:51:57-06:00

“Cool Cities” Story


Thank you to FOX4 News Kansas City for featuring Liberty, especially the Downtown, in their story about cool cities. It feels great to recognized and we're so grateful for the support. Feel free to come stop by and check out our Downtown for yourself! But for now, here's the link to the article:   https://fox4kc.com/2018/08/30/liberty-loves-its-downtown-square-but-theres-much-more-to-this-northland-city/

“Cool Cities” Story2020-04-22T09:55:05-05:00

Liberty Quilt Walk


The first Quilt Walk in Downtown Liberty was a huge success! We would like to thank everyone that came out to the event. Here are some pictures of the event courtesy of Chris Harris of Zebrina Photography and Josh Ellis. Thank you both for capturing the event! Photos By Chris Harris - Zebrina Photography [...]

Liberty Quilt Walk2018-07-23T12:43:39-05:00

Downtown Liberty Business Survey Results


Historic Downtown Liberty Inc. worked in conjunction with William Jewell and their Strategic Planning Class students to do research into Downtown Liberty, MO businesses. The students' research provided great insight into downtown's economy and business statistics. Gordon Hadden of the HDLI Economic Vitality team also distributed a survey to downtown businesses and found some incredible [...]

Downtown Liberty Business Survey Results2018-07-23T13:02:36-05:00

We’ve moved to 117B N Main Street!


After 8+ years of being on the 3rd floor of 111 N Water, with Tom and Julie Underwood as our very gracious landlords, we have moved to 117B N Main Street.  With many thanks to the board of directors and Aimee Gray and her team at a3g architects, the HDLI office is now on street [...]

We’ve moved to 117B N Main Street!2018-03-08T10:57:26-06:00

Welcome, Allison!


Allison Maple, December graduate of William Jewell College, has been hired as an intern.  She is generally in the office on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays from noon to 4pm.  We welcome Allison and hope you will stop in sometime to meet her.  You will also see her out and about downtown.

Welcome, Allison!2018-03-08T10:39:05-06:00

2018 Board Members/Officers


The 2018 HDLI Board of Directors and Officers are:  Rob Jones (President), Aimee Gray (Vice-President), Lonna Bissonnette (Secretary), Tom Underwood (Treasurer),Dustin Ackart,  Aundre Gray, Patrick McDowell, Steve Meirowsky and Cindy Smith.

2018 Board Members/Officers2018-03-08T10:33:59-06:00

HDLI Shirt Design Contest Winners Party


On November 5th, HDLI threw a shirt release party at Rock & Run for the winners of the 2017 Shirt Design Contest. We had a great turnout and were able to present the winners with their printed shirt designs. The design contest was started to get community involvement in submitting designs that could be [...]

HDLI Shirt Design Contest Winners Party2017-11-13T19:29:16-06:00

HDLI 2017 Board Members


HDLI Board Members for 2018 are: Rob Jones (President), Aimee Gray (Vice President), Tom Underwood (Treasurer), Lonna Bissonnette (Secretary), Dustin Ackart, Aundre Gray, Patrick McDowell, Steve Meirowsky, and Cindy Smith.  Jeanine Thill, Community Development Manager for the City of Liberty is our city liaison. They all have a vested interest in downtown Liberty. Congratulations to [...]

HDLI 2017 Board Members2018-07-19T08:41:01-05:00