In 2002 the District of Columbia (DC) through the DC Department of Small and Local Business Development (DSLBD) launched a Main Street initiative …
The Main Street Approach is centered around Transformation Strategies. A Transformation Strategy articulates a focused, deliberate path to revitalizing or strengthening a downtown or commercial district’s economy.
The design committee enhances the appearance of our commercial corridor, assists in better signs and facades of commercial buildings, improves streetscapes, tree boxes, parks.
As a Main Street America™ Accredited program, Destination Congress Heights is a recognized leading program among the national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities who share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development. All Main Street America™ Accredited programs meet a set of National Accreditation Standards of Performance as outlined by the National Main Street Center.