Main Street Program

The Main Street movement has transformed the way communities think about the revitalization and management of their downtown's and neighborhood commercial districts. Cities and towns across the nation have come to see that a prosperous, sustainable community is only as healthy as its core.

Purpose of the Program
The Main Street Program is dedicated to revitalizing Belmont’s downtown district in order to:
  • Create jobs
  • Help grow business
  • Improve citizen satisfaction
  • Increase tourism
A group gathers for a ribbon cutting on Main Street
Four-Point Approach
The Main Street program uses the Four-Point Approach which is a comprehensive revitalization process designed to improve aspects of downtown's. The success of a Main Street Program depends upon the support of the city, stakeholders and volunteers who give their time, talent and support.

Guiding Principles
The guiding principles of the Main Street Four-Point Approach are:
  • Organization
  • Promotion
  • Design
  • Economic Restructuring