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300 West Commercial St.
Ozark, AR 72949

(479) 667 5337

City of Ozark - www.cityofozarkar.com

Ozark Area Chamber of Commerce -

www.ozarkchamberofcommerce.com

The Arkansas Film Office -

www.arkansasproduction.com/

The Association of Film Commissioners International - www.afci.org

Main Street Arkansas -

 www.arkansaspreservation.org/main-street

The National Main Street center -

 www.mainstreet.org

 

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Main Street Ozark Mission Statement

Emphasizing the Four Points of Main Street, Design, Organization, Promotions and Economic Restructuring, it is our mission to encourage the development, redevelopment, promotion, and improvement of the downtown area in Ozark, Arkansas through education and historic preservation.

What is the National Main Street Program?


The Main Street Program is a revitalization strategy used in over 1,200 cities and 40 states. Developed by the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s National Main Street Center, the program encourages imaginative use of business and government resources to support local downtown and neighborhood commercial district revitalization efforts. The Main Street approach is based on four points and relies on eight guiding principles to produce fundamental change in traditional commercial business districts.

Four Point Approach


  ORGANIZATION: Works with public and private sector community leaders to develop consensus and cooperation resources to revitalize downtown through effective partnerships among all downtown stake-holders.

 PROMOTION: Creates and markets a positive image of downtown as a destination through special events, retail promotions and advertising.

 DESIGN: Works to enhance the physical appearance of buildings, structures, signage and public areas.

 ECONOMIC RESTRUCTURING: Seeks ways to strengthen downtown’s economic assets and works to fulfill its broadest market potential.

Main Street Vision Statement

We envision a revitalized downtown Ozark that, draws on its unique sense of place, encourages economic opportunity and community vitality.

We envision a downtown Ozark that enhances the quality of life for residents and visitors alike by offering a safe, clean, setting, providing a comfortable and attractive environment of accessible, pedestrian friendly streets, outstanding public spaces and enhances natural beauty along the river.

We envision a downtown Ozark that encourages business development, employment opportunities and stores that offer special merchandise with a personal touch creating a pleasant shopping experience.

We envision a downtown Ozark that protects, preserves, and promotes its heritage, historic assets, and architecture for the enjoyment of current and future generations and offers educational opportunities and enrichment to people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds.

We envision a downtown Ozark that celebrates and shares its diversity by providing a vibrant setting for cultural experiences, diverse dining, the arts, entertainment, community festivals, tourism, and quality residential living.

Our vision is achieved and maintained through a strong public-private partnership among local government, businesses, educational institutions, non-profit community based organizations, and the residents of Ozark. This partnership is devoted to constantly working together to make downtown Ozark an attraction, an asset, and a success as both a business district and thriving neighborhood.

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