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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

 

Click here to learn more about National Accreditation

 


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Destination Downtown

September 12 - 14, 2016
Ruston, Louisiana

 

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.

Click here to go to the conference website for all the information and to register!

 


 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

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.

Click here to go to the Louisiana Main to Main website

Remember November!


  

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. 

 

Click here to visit the website.


 

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

Winnsboro

Homer

Natchitoches        

Ruston

    
 

Visit the Hometown Teams Louisiana Facebook page

Visit the Smithsonian Institution Museum on Main Street web site


 

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. 

               Michael's Men's Store, Homer, LA       

Download the current Redevelopment Incentive Grant Application Form and Guidelines

 

Download a sample press release for announcing RIG availability

 

Download the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Rehabilitation

 

Download An Analysis of Downtown Storefront Improvements

   
   

 

Louisiana Main Street Downtown Design Guidelines

Design Guidelines Cover Download the Louisiana Main Street Downtown Design Guidelines

 

 

Louisiana Main Street Architectural ABC's Coloring Book

Coloring Book Cover Download Louisiana Architectural ABC's Coloring Book

 

 

Come Home Louisiana logo The job you want.  The place you love.                                          

 


 

America Saves logo Visit the America Saves! website                                                  

 

 

 

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.