Category Archives: Main Street Conference -2020

If Responsible City Leadership Welcomes Private Development – You’ve Got A Hit Song On Your Hands

Where responsible city leadership welcomes private development, the results have been fantastic. By working together for ‘a yes solution’ in their dealings with private investors, downtowns are saved and economic growth is stimulated.  Elizabeth City and New Bern are examples … Continue reading

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The Emerging Scene On Main Street -Dedicated to David Joyner – A Speaker at the Main Street Conference

“Architecture is the thoughtful making of space.” ― Louis Khan At the Main Street Conference in New Bern, I signed up for one of the tours in order to see 3 properties, one in it’s gutted stage, and two ‘living … Continue reading

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The Emerging Scene On Main Street -‘Living Above The Store’ – Coming Soon

One of the highlights of The Main Street Conference in New Bern was the opportunity to see two gorgeous ‘living above the store’ homes. Coming soon to Main Street, we will have the same opportunity. What I saw was amazing. … Continue reading

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We’re On The Road to New Bern, NC – The Main Street Conference – March 10-12

 We better be on the road by 7;00 AM, an obscene time for one who hates to go to bed and hates to get up. I want to attend a workshop that starts at 10:oo: #1)Tips for Successful Grant Writing. … Continue reading

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