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The Main Street Difference
Michigan Main Street (MMS) assists communities interested in revitalizing and preserving their traditional commercial district. In 2020, Boyne City, MI was named the winner of the 2020 Great American Main Street Award, a national competition that recognizes exceptional Main Street communities each year. Two years prior, the city of Howell, MI was named the 2018 Great American Main Street winner for its achievement in transforming the downtown district into a cultural destination through community-driven economic development and placemaking efforts.
Celebrating 20 Years of Building Stronger Communities through Michigan Main Street
Beginning in 2003 as a Main Street America Coordinating Program, Michigan Main Street (MMS) has assisted communities across Michigan interested in revitalizing and preserving their historic traditional downtowns or commercial districts. The work of the MMS program has impacted communities across the state, while also receiving national recognition.Read more
Learn more about the Michigan Main Street Program
MMS provides technical assistance for communities desiring to develop their own local Main Street program by utilizing the Main Street Approach™ – a common-sense approach to tackling the complex issues of revitalization by capitalizing on downtown’s history and identifying the unique assets of the community itself.
Michigan Main Street Communities
Michigan Main Street (MMS) assists communities interested in revitalizing and preserving their traditional commercial district. Use the interactive map on the left to view all current Main Street Communities.