Kingston Main Street Manager Program

This is the Main Street Project Organization at preservationnation.com.

Kingston is implementing the approach outlined above, directed towards community action in rebuilding their main street.  To be a part, contact Nancy Donskoj:  email to kingstonmsm@gmail.com to inquire about volunteering on one or more committees…

This project began late fall 2009 and is funded through late fall 2011.  Current progress can be seen at kingstonhappenings,org, an active project of the Main Street Manager

If you follow the link, this is what you’ll see, and more:

The Main Street Four-Point Approach®

read too The Eight Principles

For the longest time, we all waited for a white knight to ride into town and fix the problem. But the Main Street people made us realize that the only way to get it done right was to do it ourselves.”….
Russell Thomas, mayor of Americus, Georgia

Also read: The Eight Guiding Principles

1 Organization

involves getting everyone working toward the same goal and assembling the appropriate human and financial resources to implement a Main Street revitalization program. …

2 Promotion

sells a positive image of the commercial district and encourages consumers and investors to live, work, shop, play and invest in the Main Street district. …

3 Design

means getting Main Street into top physical shape. Capitalizing on its best assets — such as historic buildings and pedestrian-oriented streets ……

4 Economic Restructuring

strengthens a community’s existing economic assets while expanding and diversifying its economic base. ..

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