North Carolina Main Street: Decades of Success – The Economic Impact of Main Street in North Carolina

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Location: North Carolina

Client: North Carolina Department of Commerce and North Carolina Main Street Communities

Date: 2014

North Carolina was one of the first six states to start a Main Street program. For more than three decades, communities in North Carolina have used the Main Street Approach—economic development in the context of historic preservation—as the way to first regain and then maintain the economic vibrancy of their downtowns. Those efforts have been measurably, and in fact spectacularly, successful.

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