What is the Design District BID?

An Assessed Business Improvement District

The West Hollywood Design District Business Improvement District (BID) works to promote the district as a premier destination for art, fashion, design, restaurants and specialty retail. WHDD Board of Directors and in-house marketing team represent the best interests of over 300 district businesses by creating events and initiatives aimed to build community between members, consumers and the City of West Hollywood.

Want to know more about how we promote local businesses?

Our public Facebook page showcases the
Design District as a vibrant, artistic community.

Board Meetings & Agendas

Board meetings are typically held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 4:00PM. Agendas are posted 72 hours prior, and meetings are open to the public.

See Past Agendas

Annual Report

The WHDD Annual Report consist of Activities, Proposed Program of Work, and Appendix with the current Assessment Structure.

See Annual Reports


The area that makes up West Hollywood Design District is located south of Santa Monica Boulevard, bordered on the west by Doheny Drive, on the south by Beverly Boulevard and on the east by La Cienega Boulevard.

View assessment zone PDF

Assessment & Bylaws

Assessments for WHDD businesses go out in July of each year. There are six assessment categories.

View business assessment structure (pdf)

View current BID bylaws (pdf)

Your Board

Katherine Shadley– Chair (Grande Maison)

Flint Faulkner- Vice Chair (8899 Beverly)

Caitlin Penny – Secretary (Rose Tarlow)

Tobi Nierob – Treasurer (Fergueson)

Greg Rang (Executive Director)

Paris Chong (Leica Gallery LA)

Sarah Fahlgren (Cecconi’s)

Gary Trudell (Custom Comfort Mattress)

Nadia Al-Amir Galatro (Wagstaff Media & Marketing)

Gulla Jonsdottir (Architecture + Design)

Marco Pelusi (Marco Pelusi Hair Salon)

Craig Susser (Craig’s)

Dimple Thakkar (Synhergy)

Honorary Members

WeHo City Staff

Taylor Coyne

Jackie Rocco

BID Management Team

Genevieve Morrill

John-Baptiste Godard

Jamie Wilson

Nalani Santiago

Alexa Bird