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Upcoming Events in Louisiana Main Street Communities
Congratulations to Louisiana's 2016 Nationally Accredited Main Street America organizations!
Denham Springs Main Street
Donaldsonville Downtown Development District
Hammond Downtown Development District
Main Street Homer
Leesville Main Street
Morgan City Main Street
Natchitoches Main Street
New Iberia Main Street
Olde Towne Slidell Main Street
Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard, New Orleans
Springhill Main Street
St. Martinville Main Street
September 12 - 14, 2016
Destination Downtown 2016 is a regional conference developed and hosted by Louisiana Main Street in partnership with Main Street Arkansas and Mississippi Main Street Association. The 2016 conference will be held in beautiful downtown Ruston. The theme of this year's conference is Economic Vitality Teams.
Meet the Neighbors on Main Street
Every November, Louisiana Main Street communities participate in the state's Louisiana Main to Main Cultural Roadshow. You will want to travel from community to community to enjoy the unique cultural events scheduled across the state.
The Nation's Plan for Celebrating 50 Years of the National Historic Preservation Act
Preservation50 is the United States’ four-year effort to celebrate, learn from, and leverage the National Historic Preservation Act’s first five decades to assure historic preservation’s vibrant future in America.
Museum on Main Street 2016
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition sponsored by Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities
Hometown Teams - How Sports Shape America will appear in these Louisiana Main Street communities in 2016:
March 19 - April 30
May 7 - June 8
June 25 - August 6
August 13 - September 24
Louisiana Main Street Grant Opportunities
Louisiana Main Street grants are available only for applicants located within a designated Louisiana Main Street District
Redevelopment Incentive Grants
Louisiana Main Street Redevelopment Incentive Grants are intended to be a catalyst for the rehabilitation of the exteriors and interiors of historic commercial buildings located within the boundaries of designated Louisiana Main Street districts. Awarded on an annual basis, these reimbursable grants require that a matching amount be provided by the property owner or tenant. Proposed projects are reviewed by the local historic district commission prior to submission to Louisiana Main Street in order to ensure conformance with the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Rehabilitation. For more information please contact your local Main Street director.
Louisiana Main Street Downtown Design Guidelines
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Louisiana Main Street Architectural ABC's Coloring Book
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LOUISIANA MAIN STREET is a Main Street America™ Coordinating Program. As a Main Street America™ Coordinating Program, LOUISIANA 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.