HILLSBORO DOWNTOWN PARTNERSHIP RECOGNIZED AS 2021 MAIN STREET AMERICA AFFILIATE

Hillsboro Downtown Partnership (HDP) has been designated as an affiliate Main Street™ program. Each year, Main Street America and its partners announce the list of nationally recognized affiliate programs in recognition of their commitment to creating meaningful improvements in their downtowns and commercial districts using the Main Street Approach™, a framework for preservation-based economic development and community revitalization.

“We are thrilled to acknowledge this year’s 337 Main Street affiliate programs and their commitment to revitalizing their downtowns and commercial districts,” said Patrice Frey, President & CEO of Main Street America. “During a difficult year, these Main Street programs have proven their unique ability to generate impressive economic outcomes, preserve the character of their downtowns, and lift up their communities.”

In 2020, Main Street America programs generated $4.14 billion in local reinvestment, helped open 4,356 net new businesses, generated 14,988 net new jobs, catalyzed the rehabilitation of 8,488 historic buildings, and clocked 983,702 volunteer hours.  

Hillsboro Downtown Partnership’s performance is annually evaluated by Oregon Main Street, which works in partnership with Main Street America to identify the local programs that are committed to comprehensive revitalization and achieving meaningful community outcomes.

“Our affiliation with the Main Street America program is essential our vision of a thriving district of collaborative partners who embody community as an essential component of a vibrant and resilient Downtown Hillsboro,” said Elisa Joy Payne, Executive Director of HDP.  “We appreciate the holistic support that both the national and state programs provide and are honored to be the pathway for that support to reach our community on the ground.”

If you would like to know more or get involved in building towards our vision, please contact us at info@downtownhillsboro.org or 503-640-6145. 

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