A Comprehensive Guide to Community Transformation

The Main Street Approach: A Comprehensive Guide toCommunity Transformation

Main Street America™ has been helping to revitalize older and historic commercial districts since the late 1970s. Today, it is a movement consisting of more than 1,600 neighborhoods and communities, rural and urban, who share both a commitment to place and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development. Main Street America is a program of the nonprofi t National Main Street Center, a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.