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Main Street - Exploring Downtown

For those communities that demonstrate an interest in revitalizing their downtowns and want to learn mores about the Main Street Approachâ„¢.


  • Doesn’t have a dedicated  Downtown Development Manager
  • Interested in revitalizing the downtown including preserving historic buildings and other unique assets of the community
  • Definable downtown or study area

Services Provided

  • Regional Main Street Workshops and conferences
  • Targeted assistance;
    • 2 community assessments per region
    • 1 design project per region
  • Phone support
  • Access to reference library and online resources
  • Assist community with promotion of the program and local press releases
  • Eligible for annual project recognition awards

Community Commitment

  • Submits a Letter of Intent committing to explore the Main Street Approach
  • Completes a community assessment survey
  • Designates staff or volunteer to coordinate with Clackamas County and Oregon Main Street staff and contractors
  • Submits brief annual report on accomplishments, planning, work plans, and interest

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