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Community by Design: Main Streets in a Changing America

Community by Design: Main Streets in a Changing America showcases the success stories of the Main Street America program and other revitalization models that positively impacted communities across the country.

The Main Street America program empowers community members to be changemakers, to leverage the power of place to develop desirable cities and towns emblematic of our uniquely American identity. While the Main Street Program provides a sound and effective tool for making sustainable and long-lasting change, other approaches have also successfully strengthened social connections and long-term viability. This exhibition presents several unique case studies from local to national in order to inspire visitors to take pride in their home places and become engaged participants in the long-term vitality of their communities.

Opening reception, April 27, 5-8pm


April 27, 2017
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


AIA Seattle
(206) 448-4938


AIA Seattle
1010 Western Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Community by Design: Main Streets in a Changing America

Every year, the Seattle Design Festival brings together designers, community members, experts, city officials, and business leaders to celebrate and explore how design improves the quality of our lives and our community. 2018 was the year of TRUST.¬†From September 6-21, the Seattle Design Festival brought together groups, organizations, and individuals from our region and across the globe to explore the role of TRUST in design. The Seattle Design Festival is truly a community-powered effort, so Thank You to everyone who…