PORT ANGELES: Downtown program recognized

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The Main Street Program has been recognized for its downtown revitalization efforts by the state Downtown Revitalization Services and the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s National Main Street Center.

For the third consecutive year, the city has been named a National Main Street Community — 345 other communities with Main Street revitalization programs were also selected.

The national designation program evaluates downtown revitalization efforts based on criteria including broad-based public support, historic preservation ethic, active directors, adequate funding, a paid professional manager and reporting of economic progress by providing statistical information.

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