Announcing the 2023 Great American Main Street Award Winners

March 27, 2023 by National Main Street Center

River District Association, Danville, Virginia, accepting a 2023 Great American Main Street Award

photo by: Main Street America

Representatives for the River District Association in Danville, Virginia, accepting a 2023 Great American Main Street Award.

Main Street America has announced River District Association in Danville, Virginia; Downtown Florence Main Street in Florence, South Carolina; and Metuchen Downtown Alliance (MDA) in Metuchen, New Jersey as winners of the 2023 Great American Main Street Award (GAMSA). This prestigious award is the nation’s top award recognizing communities for their excellence in comprehensive preservation-based commercial district revitalization. The 2023 GAMSA designations, sponsored by The Hartford, were presented during the opening plenary for the Main Street Now Conference in Boston, Massachusetts.

“Danville, Florence, and Metuchen demonstrate that our collaborative, grassroots approach to commercial district revitalization is a powerful tool for uplifting communities,” said Main Street America Interim President and CEO, Hannah White. “Each organization’s story and work are unique, however the 2023 GAMSA winners all demonstrate excellence in creating welcoming downtowns through representative leadership, innovative programming, and inclusive economic development.”

Visit Main Street America for more on these 2023 GAMSA winners.

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