In 2018, the City of Foley was selected to become a designated Main Street Community. Main Street, a national organization, focuses on bringing jobs, dollars and people back to commercial districts across the state. Economic development is at the heart of the organization’s efforts to revitalize downtowns and neighborhoods. Foley joins 22 other communities across Alabama as Main Street designated cities.Read More
“Every community and commercial district is different, with its own distinctive assets and sense of place. The Main Street
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transformation that is easily tailored to local conditions.
Main Street Alabama was pleased to honor these exceptional projects during the Awards of Excellence Banquet on August 23, 2018, which was declared Main Street Alabama Day by Governor Kay Ivey.Read More
WITH AN EYE TOWARD REVITALIZING HISTORIC TOWNS THROUGHOUT OUR STATE, MAIN STREET ALABAMA SEEKS TO ENCOURAGE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN A NUMBER OF WAYS.Read More
The South Huntsville Business Association has selected Bekah Schmidt as the organization’s new Executive Director.Read More
The City of Foley held a Main Street Alabama kick-off celebration at the Hotel Magnolia on Thur., June 21, which was attended by city officials, Main Street officials, and many business owners in the area. The evening celebrated Foley’s recent acceptance into the Main Street Alabama program, and what that acceptance will mean to the city.Read More
The South Huntsville Business Association (SHBA) was established to support, promote, and advocate, for our South Huntsville businesses. We are looking for a full time Executive Director to help us carry out our mission.Read More
The city of Foley has been selected to join the downtown revitalization effort Main Street Alabama, a program City Planner Miriam Boutwell first heard about four years ago and began working for the designation.Read More
A popular downtown revitalization program has chosen three communities to be added to its efforts.Read More
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -
Huntsville will soon be getting ready for a new development.
The city, along with the South Huntsville Business Association (SHBA) announced that South Huntsville has been selected for one of three new “Main Street Alabama” designated communities in Alabama in 2018.
The Enterprise Farmers Market was filled with business owners, city officials, and council members for a Main Street Alabama presentation Thursday evening.Read More
South Huntsville, has been selected to join a statewide effort to build stronger communities through effective downtown and neighborhood commercial district revitalization. Main Street Alabama, a non-profit organization that uses a national model with a 40-year track record of success, designated the towns after a rigorous application process.Read More
Scottsboro has been selected to join a statewide effort to build stronger communities through effective downtown revitalization. Main Street Alabama, a non-profit organization that uses a national model with a 40-year track record of success, designated the towns after a rigorous application process.
Foley, along with Scottsboro and South Huntsville, has been selected to join a statewide effort to build stronger communities through effective downtown revitalization. Main Street Alabama, a non-profit organization that uses a national model with a 40-year track record of success, designated the towns after a rigorous application process.Read More
Main Street Alabama announces Foley, Scottsboro and South Huntsville have been selected as Designated Communities with work beginning immediately in those locations. Selected through a rigorous five-month application process, these communities have proven consensus, capacity and the community engagement necessary to launch and sustain a Main Street program.
REV Birmingham, a place-based economic development organization that creates vibrant commercial districts in Birmingham, Alabama, has an immediate opening for City Center District Manager.Read More
Monroeville just might be one of the most recognized downtowns in Alabama and now it is turning the page to a renaissance.Read More
Paul Carruthers, senior vice president and regional affairs manager for Regions Bank, has been elected chair of the Main Street Alabama Board of Directors.Read More
JOIP intern Brittany Grady reflects on how her placement organization Jasper Main Street is transforming small town life in Jasper, AL. Part of a series of thought pieces from our interns embedded in communities across Alabama.Read More
JOIP intern Shana Oshinskie reflects on her home for the summer, Marion, its new status as a Main Street Alabama community, and what that means for the future of its citizens. Part of a series of thought pieces from our interns embedded in communities across Alabama.Read More
This Is Alabama celebrates Alabama's amazing people, places and culture through stories, photos and videos. Main Street Alabama is revitalizing downtowns -- and creating opportunitiesRead More
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Marion, Alabama will soon be joining 20 other cities across the state in becoming a “Designated Main Street Community” concentrating on revitalizing their historic commercial districtsRead More
Main Street Alabama has been an economic engine for the state since 2009, revitalizing downtown districts throughout the state. But a new national pilot program offered through the organization may bring hope to urban centers.Read More
BIRMINGHAM- Marion has been selected to join the ranks of 20 other cities across the state as a Designated Main Street Community concentrating on revitalizing their historic commercial districts. Through a rigorous five-month application process the community has proven consensus, capacity and the community engagement necessary to launch and sustain a Main Street program.For Immediate Release - June 1, 2017
BY WILLIAM THORNTON email@example.com
Main Street Alabama has selected Marion as its newest Designated Main Street community for commercial revitalization of its historic district.
HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Downtown Main Streets are an important component of any historic downtown, and the Missouri Alliance for Historic Preservation conference guests and speakers are well aware of it.
Welcome to the inaugural edition of State of Main, the annual publication of Main Street America! Serving as both an annual report and an industry journal, State of Main provides a detailed look back on all that we have accomplished together this year, as well as a platform to explore cutting edge ideas and trends in the commercial district revitalization field.Read More
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