Main Street Arkansas Program Set for Hope

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program - Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Greg Phillips, Main Street Arkansas director, will make a presentation on the Main Street Arkansas approach to downtown revitalization at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 9, at the Bancorp South second-floor Graves Conference Room at 200 South Elm Street in Hope. Main Street Arkansas is a program area of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program.

Phillips will speak on the Main Street approach to downtown revitalization and how it has helped renew the historic commercial areas of towns across the state. The presentation is open to the public. For more information on the program, call him at (501) 324-9880, send him an e-mail at [email protected] or call Beckie Moore at (870) 777-3640.

Main Street Arkansas provides technical assistance and design services to help create economic development in the state’s downtown areas. The Main Street approach to downtown revitalization focuses on four areas: design, economic restructuring, organization and promotion.

Cities currently involved in Main Street Arkansas are Batesville, Blytheville, Conway, Dumas, El Dorado, Eureka Springs, Helena-West Helena, Jonesboro, Downtown Little Rock Partnership, Little Rock’s South Main Street (SoMa), Osceola, Ozark, Paragould, Rogers, Russellville, Searcy, Siloam Springs, Texarkana and West Memphis. Members of Main Street’s Arkansas Downtown Network are Hardy, Pine Bluff, Heber Springs, Fort Smith, Morrilton, Rector, Monticello, Arkadelphia, Clarksville, Warren, Wynne, Forrest City, Malvern, Pocahontas, Newport and Paris. Other sponsors of the Main Street Arkansas program are Preserve Arkansas and the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. To learn more about Main Street Arkansas, visit

The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program is the division of the Department of Arkansas Heritage responsible for the identification, evaluation, registration and preservation of the state’s cultural resources. Other agencies in the department are the Arkansas Arts Council, the Delta Cultural Center in Helena, the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, the Old State House Museum, the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission, the Historic Arkansas Museum and the Arkansas State Archives.

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