Downtown South Boston designated a 2021 accredited Main Street America Community.
Destination Downtown South Boston is a recognized leading program among the national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities. They share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development. All Main Street America™ Accredited programs meet a set of National Accreditation Standards of Performance as outlined by Main Street America.
Accreditation required high standards and measurable key indicators of performance. According to the requirements, “
This is a very high distinction! “Main Street communities are part of a national movement with a proven track record for celebrating community character, preserving local history, and generating impressive economic returns,” according to Main Street America.
Much work and creativity have gone into bringing Downtown South Boston to this point. The tireless work and creativity of our downtown merchants, property owners, and so many others have created a growing, thriving community where people live, shop, and socialize.
We are honored to receive this accreditation and are proud of all of our Downtown South Boston merchants and property owners for helping to make our community such a great place to live, work, and grow!