Located in the east, specialty shops, spirits, goodies, and galleries reflect the unique character and nostalgic charm of this historic district. Mixed uses include light industrial, food processing, commercial business, and pockets of residential neighborhoods. This eclectic area offers affordability and the potential to capitalize on nearby waterfront urban renewal efforts.
Downtown Kennewick is designated as a creative arts district by the State of Washington. The South Columbia Creative District (SOCO) exists to highlight the distinct creative identity and increase economic vitality.