Welcome

Learning Together


Join us October 23-25 in Richmond, Va., for the Main Street America Institute’s Community Transformation Workshop. Participants will leave with the advanced tools they need to address complex revitalization projects in their communities.


The workshop will feature instructional sessions led by experts in the field and interactive assignments in two Virginia Main Street communities — Fredericksburg and Hopewell.


LEARN MORE

scroller graphic
 
Main Streets in Action
A new set of videos from Main Street America shows the power of Main Street’s potential: to revive local economies, bring communities together, and forge the future for cities and towns across the country.

View Full-Length Video



Main Street Blog

msnow2.jpg

Main Street Now Conference

The Main Street Now Conference is a one-of-a-kind event, providing attendees with an opportunity to convene and learn about the innovative methods and practices that make the Main Street Approach® one of the most powerful economic development tools in the nation.

Learn more

Institute-Homepage.jpg

Main Street America Institute

The Main Street America Institute (MSAI) is our targeted professional development training program aimed to equip downtown and commercial district leaders with the tools they need to lead results-oriented and preservation-based community revitalization organizations.

Learn more

scroller graphic

Main Street is a Movement

Main Street America has been helping to revitalize older and historic commercial districts for more than 35 years. Made up of small towns, mid-sized communities, and urban commercial districts, Main Street America represents the broad diversity that makes this country so unique.


Learn more

Technical Services

Main Street America’s technical services team provides community organizations, municipalities, and states with cutting-edge training on all aspects of commercial district revitalization.

Learn more

Project Spotlight

Community Spotlight

Community-Spotlight-Template_Covington.png

GREAT AMERICAN MAIN STREET

Alberta Main Street


Alberta Main Street is at the forefront of helping small businesses succeed, balancing historic preservation with new infill, and creating a welcoming district for all.

MORE

Community-Spotlight-Template_OC-Haley.png

GREAT AMERICAN MAIN STREET

Wausau River District


Wausau River District has set an example for communities across the country that are looking to cultivate sustainable, long-term revitalization in their downtown.


MORE

Community-Spotlight-Template_West-Chester-BID.png

GREAT AMERICAN MAIN STREET

Wheeling Heritage


Wheeling Heritage has brought significant economic opportunity, harnessed the neighborhood’s historic character, and helped residents believe in their community's future.

MORE

Since 1980

$79.12

Billion Reinvested

284936

Buildings Rehabilitated

640017

Jobs Created

143613

Businesses Started

Members Across The Map