Spokane’s University District is completely unique: A live/work/play confluence of innovation, discovery, entrepreneurship, scholarship and neighborhood revitalization. The University District offers opportunities to promote economic development, smart urban growth, environmental restoration, historic preservation, arts and culture, recreation, and state of the art transportation.

The University District acts as an urban laboratory for the creation of new knowledge and applied, community-engaged research, resulting in increased regional prosperity and an improved quality of life. With four major universities, two medical school programs, top-notch community colleges, a nationally recognized smart city test bed, and a burgeoning life sciences ecosystem, this is an idea-generating and innovation-focused community to its core.