Monthly Archives: February 2012

2012 Maine Downtown Achievement Awards

Nomination Deadline: March 30 Nominations for the 2012 Maine Downtown Achievement Awards are currently being accepted by the Maine Development Foundation’s Maine Downtown Center (MDC) now through March 30th.  The awards, celebrating excellence in downtown revitalization in 15 categories, will … Continue reading

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2012 Call for Application for Maine Downtown Network (MDN) Communities

Application Deadline: March 30 MDC is also announcing the Call for Applications for the 2012 round of Maine Downtown Network (MDN) communities.  The MDC serves as the Maine State Coordinator for the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Main Street Center, … Continue reading

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Green Design/Good Design! Join us March 16th in downtown Bath

Register today for the next Maine Downtown Institute!  The cost of energy is a leading economic development challenge in Maine.  Add historic buildings, sustainable design, accessibility, modern infrastructure and energy efficiency needs to the mix and you have a recipe … Continue reading

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Downtown, Maine: Where the built and natural environments merge

River trails.  Ancient land corridors.  Scenic Byways.  Downtowns.  Maine’s place-based economy is complex and beautiful, challenging and hopeful.  We’re thinking big at the Maine Downtown Center and imagining a future where our historic downtowns are revered as treasured places and … Continue reading

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