MAIN STREET APPROACH – AN OVERVIEW
The Main Street Approach® was developed by the National
Main Street Center of the National Trust for Historic
Preservation. The 1668 local Main Street® programs in over
40 states who have adopted this preservation-based
approach have realized $16.1 billion dollars in
reinvestment in their downtown commercial districts.
Maryland communities participating in the program include
Frederick, Westminster, Cumberland, Taneytown, Salisbury
and Bel Air.
REVITALIZE DOWNTOWN MOUNT AIRY?
Develops a Sense of Community – Provides central location
for community-wide projects.
Improves Image – Downtown is often what gives visitors
their first impressions of a community.
Makes Use of
Existing Buildings – Assists communities in managing
growth through reuse of property.
YOU CAN HELP IMPROVE DOWNTOWN MOUNT AIRY
One) Buy goods and services from local downtown
Two) Attend community celebrations downtown.
Three) Support efforts to keep the downtown clean.