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Main Street Design Program Set for Paris

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program - Monday, June 11, 2018

Susan Shaddox, interior design consultant, will make a presentation on design in downtown areas beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 28, in the Grapevine Restaurant at 105 East Walnut Street in Paris. Main Street Arkansas is a program area of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program.

Shaddox will present “#24/7DowntownDesign” in which she will discuss how downtown business and property owners can implement good design principals that will stimulate retail sales. Shaddox will show examples of eye-catching window displays and give instructions on implementing creative design principles in merchants’ storefront windows. She will also instruct retailers on improving product placement and developing business brand identity/positive image for their business.

For more information, contact Tonya Baumgartner at (479) 963-224 or Shaddox at [email protected] or (501) 324-9880.

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 vitality, organization and promotion.

Cities currently involved in Main Street Arkansas are the Argenta Downtown Council, Batesville, Blytheville, Conway, the Downtown Little Rock Partnership, Dumas, El Dorado, Eureka Springs, Helena-West Helena, Jonesboro, Little Rock’s South Main Street (SoMa), Osceola, Ozark, Paragould, Pine Bluff, Rogers, Russellville, Searcy, Siloam Springs, Texarkana and West Memphis. Members of Main Street’s Arkansas Downtown Network are Heber Springs, Fort Smith, Hardy, Morrilton, Rector, Monticello, Arkadelphia, Clarksville, Warren, Wynne, Newport, Paris, Forrest City, Malvern, Pocahontas, Hope, Mena and Prairie Grove. 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 http://www.arkansaspreservation.com/main-street/.

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 divisions 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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