Downtown Rochelle Association

The Downtown Rochelle Association is an organization of Downtown merchants, The Rochelle Chamber of Commerce and City of Rochelle also work with the DRA, and the objectives of the organization are:

  • Create a healthy and pleasant shopping and residential environment in the Downtown.
  • Promote the historic preservation, protection and use of the Downtown, including commercial, civic, religious enterprises and residences.
  • Take actions to eliminate the physical, economic and social deterioration of Rochelle's traditional Downtown.
  • Promote the interests of preservation, history, culture, architechture and public use of Rochelle's traditional Downtown.
  • Hold meetings, seminars, and other activities to promote building rehabilitation and design, economic restructuring, and developing a management that promotes the preservation of the Downtown.

The Downtown Rochelle Association meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month.