November 30, 2012
OKLAHOMA CITY - Figures released from the Oklahoma Main Street Center announce program totals for October and a local community program hitting a private reinvestment milestone in September.
Enid, a Main Street program since 1994, reached $30 million in private reinvestment.
“Main Street Enid is thrilled about reaching the $30 million reinvested in our downtown,” said Kelly Tompkins, director of Main Street Enid, Inc. “The collaboration of the public and private sectors shows how much pride we have in our city. The City of Enid’s Renaissance Project, including the renovation of historic Convention Hall and new construction of the Enid Event Center, plus the investments of our business community are evidence that Enid believes in downtown.“
Information gathered throughout the year from the 38 active Main Street Communities including three urban areas includes:
Cumulative numbers for the entire statewide program since 1985 include:
The Oklahoma Main Street Center is one of 42 state coordinating programs around the nation. Under the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Main Streets across the nation, operate off of the Main Street Four Point Approach™ including Organization, Design, Promotion and Economic Restructuring.
For more information on the Main Street Program call 405-815-5271 or log onto www.OKcommerce.gov/mainstreet.