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Main Street Arkansas to Hold Application Workshop

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program - Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Main Street Arkansas will hold an application workshop for cities interested in joining the Arkansas Downtown Network program from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, October 26, at the Department of Arkansas Heritage Building at 1100 North Street in Little Rock. Main Street Arkansas is a program area of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program.

The workshop will be led by Main Street Arkansas Director Greg Phillips and Kathy LaPlante, senior program officer and director of coordinating program services for the National Main Street Center. Attendance at the workshop is required for any communities interested in submitting an application to join the Arkansas Downtown Network in 2018. Lunch will be provided, and interested parties can register at https://goo.gl/forms/7Zz0z69Ax1LXETWe2. The deadline to register is Friday, October 20.

Main Street Arkansas provides technical assistance and design services to help create economic development in the state’s downtown areas. The Main Street approach to downtown revitalization focuses on four areas: design, economic restructuring, organization and promotion.

Among the services and benefits ADN cities receive are access to Main Street Arkansas’s quarterly trainings, organizational assistance, limited technical assistance from Main Street staff members, and access to the Main Street resource center.

Cities currently involved in Main Street Arkansas are Batesville, Blytheville, Conway, Dumas, El Dorado, Eureka Springs, Helena, Jonesboro, Little Rock’s South Main Street (SoMa), Downtown Little Rock Partnership, Osceola, Ozark, Paragould, Rogers, Russellville, Searcy, Siloam Springs, Texarkana and West Memphis. Members of Main Street’s Arkansas Downtown Network are Pine Bluff, Heber Springs, Fort Smith, Morrilton, Rector, Monticello, Arkadelphia, Clarksville, Warren, Wynne, Forrest City, Malvern, Pocahontas, Paris, Newport and Hardy. Other sponsors of the Main Street Arkansas program are Preserve Arkansas and the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. To learn more about Main Street Arkansas, visit http://www.mainstreetarkansas.com/.

The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program is the agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage responsible for the identification, evaluation, registration and preservation of the state’s cultural resources. Other agencies in the department are the Arkansas Arts Council, the Delta Cultural Center in Helena, the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, the Old State House Museum, the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission, the Historic Arkansas Museum and the Arkansas State Archives.



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