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The Main Street Four Point Approach (R)

The Main Street Four Point Approach (R)
As a unique economic development tool, the Main Street Four-Point Approach® is the foundation for local initiatives to revitalize their districts by leveraging local assets—from cultural or architectural heritage to local enterprises and community pride.

The four of the Main Street approach work together to build a sustainable and complete community revitalization effort. There is a committee to represent each of the four points that meets monthly to ensure their goals.

Organization
"Restoring Civic Value"

-Developing & maintaining partnerships and engaging our local institutions and leaders
-Employing strategies for active outreach and engagement to attract people to become involved


Promotion
"Restoring Social Value"

-Organizing events and programming to bring people downtown
-Destination marketing, retail events & promotions


Design
"Restoring Physical Value"

-Historic preservation protection and design guidelines
-Pedestrian orientation & signage for use of the community
-Beautification projects


Economic Enhancement
"Restoring Economic Value"

-Enhancing & diversifying the downtown's economic base
-Working for business retention
-Engaging property owners


Source: Connecticut Main Street Center "An Introduction to CT Main Street Center & The Main Street Approach to Downtown Revitalization" Published January 18, 2017.


Events

May Heritage Brick Installation
May 1 at Brick Patio at Broad & Central Sts
May Heritage Brick Installation
May 4 at Brick Patio at Broad & Central Sts
Main Street Matters Coffee Hour
May 9 at Windsor Station Apartments, 55 Mechanic Street
Windsor Garden Club Garden Mart
May 11 at Windsor Town Green (behind the Eagle Monument)
Farmers' Market
Thursdays till Oct 18 at Maple and Broad St
Summer Concert: Gene Donaldson
Jun 27 at Town Green
Farmers' Market
Thursdays till Oct 18 at Maple and Broad St
Summer Concert: Steve Lipman
Jul 4 at Town Green
Farmers' Market
Thursdays till Oct 18 at Maple and Broad St
Summer Concert: BUS13
Jul 11 at Town Green
Farmers' Market
Thursdays till Oct 18 at Maple and Broad St
Summer Concert: Off The Record
Jul 18 at Town Green
Farmers' Market
Thursdays till Oct 18 at Maple and Broad St
Summer Concert: Army Band
Jul 25 at Town Green
Farmers' Market
Thursdays till Oct 18 at Maple and Broad St
Farmers' Market
Thursdays till Oct 18 at Maple and Broad St
Summer Concert: Blue Skies
Aug 8 at Town Green
Farmers' Market
Thursdays till Oct 18 at Maple and Broad St
Summer Concert: Big City Horns
Aug 15 at Town Green