Main Street Mount Pleasant
The City of Mount Pleasant was selected by the Texas Historical Commission to become an official Texas Main Street City in 1993 and has been a Nationally Recognized program since 2010.
The Mount Pleasant Main Street District is a 42- block area located in the central business district of downtown Mount Pleasant.
A nine-member advisory committee leads the activities of the Mount Pleasant Main Street Program and meets at 8:15 a.m. on the first Thursday of each month. For current members see boards and commissions.
Our Vision Statement
Main Street Mount Pleasant is and will remain the heart of our city and a place where residents and visitors alike can take pride and pleasure in visiting, living, doing business, continually preserving and revitalizing.
Our Mission Statement
The mission of the Mount Pleasant Main Street Program is to support and enhance a vibrant historically preserved and economically sound downtown district through community wide participation and mutual partnerships while utilizing the sound principles of the Main Street Four Point Approach of organization, design, economic vitality, and promotions.
Our Value Statement
The Mount Pleasant Main Street Program will be guided and informed by our commitments to: Collaboration - we work together to keep our downtown valued. Veracity - we stay true to our community and our historical significance. Modernization while preserving historical character - we keep our downtown usable and inviting. Distinction - we want to be our own community. Responsibility - we understand the importance of preserving our history and the heart of our City.
The Main Street Four Point Approach
The Main Street Program offers a four-point approach to downtown revitalization that has been successful in more than 1,000 towns and cities throughout America.
ECONOMIC VITALITY focuses on capital, incentives, and other economic and financial tools to assist new and existing businesses, catalyze property development, and create a supportive environment for entrepreneurs and innovators that drive local economies.
DESIGN supports a community’s transformation by enhancing the physical and visual assets that set the commercial district apart.
PROMOTION positions the downtown or commercial district as the center of the community and hub of economic activity, while creating a positive image that showcases a community’s unique characteristics.
ORGANIZATION involves creating a strong foundation for a sustainable revitalization effort, including cultivating partnerships, community involvement, and resources for the district.