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Clemson University

2014

Historic Preservation

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The Evolution Of The Kentucky Main Street Program; Its Beginning, Expansion And Renaissance, E Megan Funk May 2014

The Evolution Of The Kentucky Main Street Program; Its Beginning, Expansion And Renaissance, E Megan Funk

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This study examines the organizational structure of the Kentucky Main Street Program (KYMS), the Nation's first statewide Main Street program, and its impact on Kentucky's Main Street communities. Since its inception, KYMS has modified its program in response to changes in Kentucky's economic situation and communities' needs. These changes include expanding the program to smaller communities, adjusting the provision of technical services, and offering grants for manager's salaries and projects. KYMS and National Main Street Center (NMSC) evaluations have focused on performance during one- or two-year program cycles. Changes in structure and availability of services, however ...