Maryland DHCD Approves Expansion Of Havre de Grace Main Street Zone
HAVRE DE GRACE - The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) recently approved an expansion of the Havre de Grace Main Street area.
The new main street boundary will extend beyond Congress Street along Market Street to Girard Street, increasing support and economic opportunities for local businesses.
The Main Street Maryland program, created by the Maryland DHCD in 1998, is a comprehensive initiative to revitalize downtown areas across the state. The program offers state recognition, technical assistance, training, and other services, including architectural design help and historic preservation assistance, to help designated Main Street communities thrive.
"The Havre de Grace Main Street program has made significant progress since its inception in 2005. The boundary expansion will support the future growth of businesses in the downtown area, aide in the preservation of historic buildings and sites, as well as increase the opportunities for residents and visitors to experience all of what downtown Havre de Grace has to offer," Maryland DHCD wrote in its approval letter.
Downtown Havre de Grace received the Main Street designation in 2005.
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