Experience Downtown

Jenga Lincoln
Mr. Lincoln playing Jenga at Obed’s. History certainly does Come Alive!

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Springfield’s downtown district can be described as “modtory” or “histdern.” That’s right — words we just made up to describe a mix of modern and historic all wrapped up in one unique package. Where else can you play Jenga with Mr. Lincoln and buy him a locally brewed craft beer? After all, we are the heart of the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area, so if you are Looking for Lincoln you will be sure to find him.

Cardologist
The colorful and whimsical selection at The Cardologist.

The district covers roughly 56 blocks which include: landmarks where our 16th President walked, worked and lived; the headquarters of Horace Mann Company designed by world-renowned architect Minoru Yamasaki in the neoformalism style; and iconic retailers and restauranteurs like Recycled Records and Maldaner’s sharing the street with up-and-comers like Urban Sassafras, Yoga7even, Custom Cup Coffee and Driftwood.

Add to that cultural mix: dozens of new apartments going online in 2017, jobs in the thriving medical district next door, and easy transportation choices. Don’t know where to start your exploration of our neighborhood? Leadership Springfield whipped up a few walking tours to get you inspired>

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Image result for downtown wifi icon Downtown is Connected! Whether strolling, catching your breath, locating a historic site or patronizing one of our unique businesses, Downtown has you covered with complimentary municipal WiFi. SpringfieldFreeWifi allows individuals access from Capitol Avenue to Jefferson Street, and 2nd Street to 9th Street to enjoy complimentary high-speed internet connection. On your mobile or computer device, select “SpringfieldFreeWifi” as the network name and accept the end user agreement to access the free Wifi.

 

 

 

The Old Capitol Farmers Market opens in 2017 during Mother’s Day weekend. Join us every Wednesday and Saturday morning from 8 am – 12:30 pm through Halloween!

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Member Businesses

Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport
1200 Capital Airport Drive
62707

Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport offers flights to Chicago O'Hare on United Airlines, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas on American Airlines and Orlando/Sanford and Ft. Myers/Punta Gorda FL on Allegiant Air.

The terminal opens 90 minutes prior to the first scheduled departure and closes at 11:30 or after the last flight arrival
http://www.flyspi.com
217-788-1060
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Musuem
212 N. 6th St. Springfield, IL
62701

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum in Springfield, Illinois , is dedicated to preserving and passing on the incredible legacy of our Nation's 16th President. Through immersive displays, multimedia programs, historic documents and rare artifacts our permanent exhibit presents the inspirational life story of Abraham Lincoln Special exhibits also are provided at the museum on a wide range of interesting topics.

With temporary exhibits, special programs, guest speakers, and theatrical presentations, visitors can expect something new every time they walk in through the doors.

Everyday; 9 AM - 5 PM (stop selling tickets at 4 PM)
217-558-8844

Visit our website for a complete listing of events happening at the Museum all year!

AIA Illinois
201 East Adams Street, Ste. 1A
62701

Not for Profit Association Representing Architects throughout the State of Illinois.

AIA Illinois
2175222309
Alamo & Downtown Golf
115 N 5th St
62701
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The Alamo has served a casual lunch in historic downtown Springfield near the corner of 5th and Jefferson for over 40 years. Anything from tacos & salsa, to burgers & fries, to a chicken salad sandwich, this menu will please any taste.

Later on, cocktails are served at our full bar until 1AM and weekend nights are hopping with bands and DJs until 3AM. An outdoor beergarden is the best in town!

Upstairs you'll find Downtown Golf, Springfield's only golf simulator bar, so your golf game won't get rusty during the cold weather. Call to reserve a tee time at 217-503-4065. We have two full simulators and a full service bar.

Lunch: 11AM - 2PM, Monday - Friday
Bar: 11AM - 1AM, Monday - Wednesday / 11AM - 3AM, Thursday - Friday / 7PM - 3AM, Saturday
Closed Sundays
(217) 523-1455
Daily lunch specials, Monday - Friday
Nightly drink specials

Every Monday evening is "Blue Monday"! The Illinois Central Blues Club brings acts from locales such as Memphis, Chicago and beyond to play at Alamo's "Blue Monday". The best live music deal anywhere! Bands 8PM-12AM.

On the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month is the "James Armstrong Presents" dinner hour from 5-9PM. There are different live Blues acts each 1st and 3rd Thursday evening and a full dinner menu available. The public is welcome.

Various bands and DJs on Friday and Saturday nights, 9PM-3AM!

All In One On-Site Wash & Detail
Post Office Box 2754, Springfield, IL
62708

All In One services Autos, RVs, Fleets, Boats, Tractor/Trailers, Houses & Building Exteriors & more.

Monday thru Saturday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
http://www.allinoneonsite.com
2174158587
AT&T
555 E Cook St
62703

At AT&T, we’re bringing it all together. We deliver advanced mobile services, next-generation TV, high-speed internet and smart solutions for people and businesses. That’s why we’re investing to be the premier integrated communications company.
Fast, highly secure and mobile connectivity – to everything on the internet, everywhere, at every moment and on every device – is what drives us. It’s reflected in our mission:
Connect people with their world, everywhere they live, work and play … and do it better than anyone else.

217-789-5470
Augie’s Front Burner
109 N 5th St, Springfield, Illinois
62701
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At Augie's Front Burner, we strive to provide you with a fine dining experience for the adventurous in palate and spirit. We go the extra mile to exceed your expectations. Let Chef dazzle you with innovative flavor combinations that are comfortable, yet exciting, in a vibrant & colorful setting in historic Downtown Springfield. Augie’s is conveniently located only blocks away from the Lincoln Presidential Museum & Library, the Prairie Capital Convention Center, Lincoln's Home, & directly across from The Old Capitol Building. We offer a distinctive blend of experiences to engage all senses. Diners will be seduced by sight, smell, and taste. Treat yourself to a culinary experience second to none in Springfield.

Chef Augie keeps a watchful eye over The Front Burner with his wife, Sharon. Veterans of the food and hospitality industry, Augie and Sharon bring a lifetime of experience.
They have spent their lives learning the ins and outs of the food business and are always working to find new ways to bring innovative thoughts and ideas to the gourmet community. Augie and Sharon always want to show Springfield that they very much support the local farmers and community and want to couple this passion with their love for simple and seasonal food. They also are owners of the Front Burner's sister restaurant, American Harvest.

Mon-Fri:
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat:
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
http://augiesfrontburner.com
(217) 544-6979
Tuesday 1/2 price bottles of wine
Thrifty Thursdays 3 course meal for $14.99

Join us for our 12 Days of Christmas Tasting Dinner! This is a six course meal, with each course being based on two verses of the classic Christmas song "The Twelve Days of Christmas". Come experience this magical evening and be dazzled by Chef Augie's delectable and creative dishes. There is one seating, starting at 6:00 with a meet and greet. Dinner starts promptly at 6:30. Seating is limited so call today to reserve your seat!

Bank of Springfield
850 E. Madison St.
62701

Bank of Springfield, a progressive bank and financial information provider, is dedicated to building life-long relationships with our customers, employees and communities.

https://www.bankwithbos.com/
217-529-5555
Brick City, LLC
231A East Canedy St
62704

Quality apartments in historic, fully renovated buildings-based in the historic heart of Springfield, IL

http://www.brickcityapartments.com
2178204168
Brown, Hay & Stephens, LLP
205 S. Fifth Street
62701

Brown, Hay & Stephens, LLP, established in 1828, is the oldest law firm in the state of Illinois, With over 30 attorneys, the firm offers a broad range of services to business and individuals.

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
http://www.bhslaw.com
217 544 8491