Main Street

Creating and sustaining a vital downtown

Hartsville's application to become a Main Street member was approved in August 2013. The City's participation in the program was made possible through  financial support from the Sonoco Foundation.

Background: 
Developed by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Main Street programs offer a comprehensive approach to economic development and commercial-district revitalization.

Through Main Street, Hartsville's leaders and business owners can receive information and consulting services intended to strengthen the community’s approach to organization, promotion, design and economic restructuring.  

Program Benefits:

  • Strengthens the downtown businesses via focused, proven program
  • Improves the storefronts and appearance of downtown
  • Improves attractiveness to other potential businesses and residents
  • Improves quality of life for residents
  • Strengthens the network of organizations with a common interest in the downtown

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