Blue McKenzie, named after the local river, is an exemplary model of what the future vision of urban development could look like — one that cares as much about the land surrounding the buildings as it does about the people who live inside of it. 

The heart of Springfield, Downtown offers a mix of historic buildings lining the business-filled block of Main Street and surrounding area. the downtown is conveniently located with in walking distance to the river, mass transit and popular restaurants. Visitors can be spotted taking selfies at the Simpson murals, or biking around downtown and drinking a refreshing beer at Plank Town Brewery.