Downtown Casper Business Association

Downtown Casper offers locally owned and operated businesses proud to be located in the heart of Casper, Wyoming. Come Downtown and check out our diverse and unique product lines ranging from businesses specializing in art, photography, kitchen supplies, toys, candy, gourmet foods, flowers and gifts, to sporting goods, outdoor gear, jewelry, tires, pet food, furniture and clothing for every member of your family including infants, teens, women and men. Downtown Casper is also home to a plethora of professional services including optometry, accounting, electrical, hotels, banquet facilities, oil industry, banking, newspapers, science and education, radio broadcasting and printing services.

Downtown Casper Business Association

Our Approach

DCBA Philosophy

The Downtown Casper Business Association is a group made up of merchants and professionals whose goal is to make downtown the premiere shopping and entertainment district in Casper.

Our Story

DCBA Story

For over 40 years, Historic Downtown Casper has been the hub for unique shopping, dining and entertainment. We consider ourselves the heart and soul of business in Casper, and are proud to provide a truly unique and local shopping experience like nothing else in town.

Interested in becoming a DCBA Member?

Do you own an awesome business in Downtown Casper and need help spreading the word about your location and services? The DCBA is always looking to grow our reach of amazing local businesses here in Downtown Casper. Please send us an Email or fill out a Contact Form Today for more information on becoming a DCBA Member!

Historical Buildings of Downtown Casper

Center St Downtown Casper Wyoming circa 1944
2nd St Downtown Casper Wyoming circa 1944
Center St Downtown Casper Wyoming circa 1944
Old City Hall Downtown Casper Wyoming circa 1944
Old County Courthouse Downtown Casper Wyoming circa 1944

Many of the buildings you see in Downtown Casper today were built in the early 1900's and the 1920's. During the 1920 oil boom, new buildings were constructed and additional floors were added to existing buildings. Nearly every storefront had clerestory windows (high windows near the top of the first floor ceiling) designed to provide light to the front of the store. Concern about heat loss caused most of them to be removed or covered in later years. The elegance of many buildings comes in the corbeling of the brick, patterns made by projecting some bricks from the flat wall surface. Others are enhanced by carvings of classical Greek or Roman details. The cornice, the topmost band around the building, may also be ornately patterned or sculptured. Pick up a brochure from the Casper Historic Preservation Commission and take their Self-Guided Tour of all the incredible Historic Buildings in Downtown Casper, and meet the amazing merchants that occupy these buildings today!
Images courtesy of Sanborn Ltd.