NC Main Street Success Stories

Since the program began in 1980, North Carolina Main Street downtowns have experienced:

  • A gain of $2.754 billion in new investment

  • A net gain of 23,472 jobs

  • A net gain of 5,883 new businesses

  • 6,095 building renovations

  • 6,337 facade improvements


Press Releases

Annual Report
NC Annual Awards
NC Main Street Champions

2017 MAIN STREET AWARDS

Read About This Year's Award Winners and Watch Conference Award Videos


ORGANIZATION

Best Public-Private Partnership in Downtown Revitalization

·       Goldsboro - Goldsboro Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics

·       Wake Forest - Friday Night on White

Best Innovation

·       Clayton - The Paper Company Project

·       Goldsboro - Cool Projects       

PROMOTION

Best Downtown Special Event or Event Series

·       Elizabeth City - SPLASH Week

·       Newton - Foothills Folk Art Festival

Best Image-Building Campaign

·       Garner - Downtown Garner Branding & Website Refresh

ECONOMIC VITALITY

Best Adaptive Reuse Project

·       Roxboro – Hall’s Way

·       Wilson – 200 Block of South Street & 217 Brew Works

Best Endangered Properties Rescue Effort

·       Goldsboro - John Street Properties

DESIGN

Best Historic Rehabilitation Project

·       Elkin - Maggy’s Place

·       Garner - Full Bloom Coffee Roasters-Café Renovation

·       Goldsboro - Goldsboro Drug Company Building

·       Tryon - Rehabilitation of the Missildines, Bank & Jackson Buildings

·       Wilson - City Administration Building in the Rountree-Roney-Brett House-206 W. Nash Street

Best Façade Rehabilitation Project for More Than $15,000

·       Boone -  Appalachian Theatre of the High Country Façade Renovation

Best Façade Rehabilitation Project for $15,000 or Less

·       Smithfield - 224-228 East Market Street

Best Outdoor Space Improvement

·       Sanford - Downtown Sanford Streetscape  





NC Main Street is a Main Street America™ Coordinating Program.

As a Main Street America™ Coordinating Program, NC Main Street helps to lead a powerful, grassroots network consisting of over 40 Coordinating Programs and over 1,200 neighborhoods and communities across the country committed to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development.

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