We provide solutions to help Connecticut’s main streets once more become thriving centers of commercial and social activity.  A member of the respected National Main Street network which has been in place for over 30 years, we are a nonprofit organization committed to bringing Connecticut’s downtown commercial districts back to life.

Connecticut Main Street Center helps communities analyze core issues and set attainable objectives.  We provide education and training, resources and tools, and advocacy.  Our organized yet flexible approach allows communities to identify and develop their unique assets in an integrated and comprehensive way.

CT Main Street Center’s Founding Partners are The Connecticut Light and Power Company and the State of Connecticut Department of Economic & Community Development.  Growth Partners are The United Illuminating Company and the State Historic Preservation Office.