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Georgia Main Street Builds a Statewide Network

Georgia Main Street Builds a Statewide Network

In 1980, the Georgia Main Street Program represented an innovative idea: Five local communities joined the National Main Street Center’s pilot program to test a new approach to downtown revitalization.

Salem Main Streets Supports Year-Round Celebration

Salem Main Streets Supports Year-Round Celebration

Salem, Massachusetts, creates plenty of buzz this time of year thanks to its spooky history, but one group works to highlight the community’s year-round value. With a calendar full of events and year-round programming, Salem Main Streets keeps the buzz going all year long.

Coronado Main Street Brings a Nationwide Movement to Coastal California

Coronado Main Street Brings a Nationwide Movement to Coastal California

Just across the water from San Diego, Coronado, California, occupies a peninsula that extends into the San Diego Bay and the Pacific Ocean. This community of over 25,000 residents is known for its beautiful beaches and historic resorts. Coronado Main Street works to preserve this idyllic setting by bringing the Main Street message to its seaside community.

Main Street Programs Boost Community Investment to New Heights

Main Street Programs Boost Community Investment to New Heights

No matter what the retail giants like Amazon do (or purchase), they can’t seem to diminish the power of Main Streets and their small businesses across the country. According to the National Main Street Center (NMSC), U.S. Main Street programs drove a 10-year high in community reinvestment in 2016. Communities where such programs exist reinvested $5.75 billion, established 5,498 new businesses, created 26,909 new jobs and rehabilitated 7,794 buildings throughout…read more →

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