Downtown Business Resources

Facade Grants

Overview The goal of the Downtown Facade Grant Program is to encourage historically appropriate façade improvements to existing buildings downtown in a manner that promotes the success of the businesses while preserving the unique historical characteristics of those buildings.

  •  Preserve historic buildings
  •  Implement DREAM recommendations for exterior facade improvements
  •  Promote a high level of maintenance for the exterior of buildings
  •  Enhance pedestrian safety by increasing maintenance of building facades in zero setback areas
  •  Promote commercial vitality and increase economic activity and sales tax revenues
  •  Maintain or improve existing property values and add to the tax base
  •  Enhance the overall attractiveness of the community.
Program Application