Media & Awards

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Most Recent Awards

Great Places 2016 Winner
APA-NC / May 19, 2016
A Main Street In-the-Making is a street that is still being planned or developed, but has great potential for success. Rocky Mount highlighted the Douglas Block Plan, Streetscape Plan, and Downtown Master Plans as key to capturing the community’s vision for Main Street and identifying appropriate implementation strategies. City staff forged many partnerships with a wide range of stakeholders to begin implementing the vision for Main Street. Over the past 14 years, the city has invested $50 million in revitalization projects in the vicinity of Main Street coupled with $10 million in private funding. These efforts are already showing signs of a new life and growing economy, signaling a bright future for Main Street and Rocky Mount.
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