The downtown is quite often the heart of a community.
A study conducted by the University of Waterloo recommended that revitalization strategies should concentrate on niche markets as well as retention and expansion of physical characteristics that distinguishes the downtown from other environments in the community.
Video: “Downtown Revitalization in North Hastings: A Success Story”
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Links to libraries and databases of downtown and Main Street revitalization best practices.
Database of innovative ideas for downtown businesses
How Main Street programs leverage business and job creation.
Best practices in Business Improvement Districts
Downtown revitalization and historic preservation