The Main Street Four Point Approach (R)
The four of the Main Street approach work together to build a sustainable and complete community revitalization effort. There is a committee to represent each of the four points that meets monthly to ensure their goals.
"Restoring Civic Value"
-Developing & maintaining partnerships and engaging our local institutions and leaders
-Employing strategies for active outreach and engagement to attract people to become involved
"Restoring Social Value"
-Organizing events and programming to bring people downtown
-Destination marketing, retail events & promotions
"Restoring Physical Value"
-Historic preservation protection and design guidelines
-Pedestrian orientation & signage for use of the community
"Restoring Economic Value"
-Enhancing & diversifying the downtown's economic base
-Working for business retention
-Engaging property owners
Source: Connecticut Main Street Center "An Introduction to CT Main Street Center & The Main Street Approach to Downtown Revitalization" Published January 18, 2017.