Who we are...
Established in 2022, Main Street Buena Vista is a volunteer based, nonprofit organization that works to create a prosperous and welcoming downtown while preserving BV's unique charm.
MSBV is a part of Mobilizing Main Street, a two-year program through Virginia Main Street, that provides targeted organizational development support to build a community’s revitalization program using the Main Street Approach.
Our Roadmap to Revitalization
The Main Street Approach offers and adaptable framework tailored to our mission. The Main Street Approach is centered around transformation strategies that utilize four points:
MSBV uses this framework by focusing on the following:
Improving economic vitality through attracting new businesses and facilitating growth for existing ones.
Promoting local events and attractions while organizing community events and volunteer efforts to build a sense of community and ownership over the area's revitalization.
Design improvements such as facade renovations or streetscape enhacements to create an inviting and visually appealing atmosphere for residents and visitors alike.
As a Main Street America Affiliate™, Main Street Buena Vista is part of a national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities who share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development.