About Us

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 life sciences research and commercialization, health education, economic development, smart urban growth and future city design, 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 five major universities, two medical school programs, top-notch community colleges, a nationally recognized smart city test bed, and a burgeoning health sciences ecosystem, The University District is an idea-generating and innovation-focused community to its core.

Photo courtesy Gonzaga University