The mission of the Texas Main Street Program is to provide technical expertise, education, resources and support to designated Main Street communities. Utilizing our individual and collective skills, we shall guide our designated programs in effectively preserving and revitalizing their historic downtown and commercial neighborhood districts in accord with the National Main Street Four Point Approach™ of organization, design, economic restructuring and promotion.
Designated National Main Street
The National Main Street Center is a national organization committed to historic preservation-based community revitalization. We inspire and enable leaders across the country to build strong communities through:
For the past 34 years, the National Main Street Center has equipped more than 2,000 communities with an organizing framework to preserve and revitalize their traditional downtown and commercial districts.
Preserve America Community
Preserve America is a federal initiative that encourages and supports community efforts to preserve and enjoy our priceless cultural and natural heritage. The goals of the program include:
A greater shared knowledge about the nation's past
Strengthened regional identities and local pride
Increased local participation in preserving the country's cultural and natural heritage assets
Support for the economic vitality of our communities
The National Register of Historic Places is the official list of the Nation's historic places worthy of preservation. Authorized by the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places is part of a national program to coordinate and support public and private efforts to identify, evaluate, and protect America's historic and archaeological resources.