Main Street Hagerstown is a volunteer driven, downtown revitalization program of the City of Hagerstown. We aim to protect our historic character, strengthen our business community, respect the environment, promote gathering spaces for friends and family, and hold outstanding events.
How We Work
Main Street Hagerstown program follows an approach developed by the National Main street Center. The Main Street Four Point Approach is a unique preservation-based economic development tool with a comprehensive strategy that is volunteer-driven and designed to address a variety of issues and problems that challenge traditional commercial districts.
PROMOTION: Markets the district’s unique characteristics to shoppers, visitors, new businesses and investors and creates exciting events.
DESIGN: Capitalizes on downtown’s historic buildings and pedestrian-oriented streets to create an inviting downtown atmosphere.
BUSINESS RELATIONS: Strengthens downtown’s existing economic assets while expanding and diversifying its economic base.
ORGANIZATION: Assembles the volunteer resources and develops methods to secure additional funding for Main Street projects.
CLEAN, SAFE & GREEN: Enhances the sustainability and safety of the downtown.