ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD DEPOT
Revitalization of Aberdeen is the
mission of Aberdeen Main Street -
work toward having a vital and
attractive town for the present and for
the future, and when rebuilding and
restoring, to always protect and respect
the great legacy from our past.
increase the tax base of Aberdeen by
taking unoccupied or underutilized
buildings and converting them into
revenue producing businesses. By
diversifying the business mix and
recruiting new business, dollars that
would have been spent elsewhere stay in
the community. The efforts of Aberdeen
Main Street encourage much needed
building maintenance and facade
rehabilitation - a revitalized town
attracts new residents to settle in the
As the historic character of Aberdeen is
preserved in its buildings, tourism and
visitor related dollars are increased.
This promotes the image of Aberdeen as a
single entity; a fun, attractive place
that serves as a hub of community life.
It restores pride in the community!
is the Aberdeen Main Street Approach?
The Aberdeen Main Street approach is a
comprehensive process that strengthens
a town's TOTAL IMAGE, not just the
physical image, although that is the
most visible part. Aberdeen Main
Street's four-point approach is
comprised of committees in the following
Establish a cooperative partnership
among groups and individuals.
Create a positive image of a town
for residents, shoppers, visitors
Enhance the visual qualities of a
town that make it a unique place to
shop, work, or live
ECONOMIC RESTRUCTURING -
Develop a diversified economic base
while retaining and strengthening
How do you benefit from membership in
Aberdeen Main Street?
Invitation to membership events.
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