Support Mainstreet Shelbyville
A new, more diversified downtown
The support of Mainstreet Shelbyville members is crucial to keep these effective economic development and beautification programs going. Be part of the revitilization of our downtown historic commercial district!
Why Mainstreet / Why Be A Member
- Shelbyville’s historic commercial district is a prominent employment center and represents a significant portion of the tax base.
- The commercial district is a reflection of the community image.
- Locally owned businesses keep profits in town and support other local businesses and community projects.
- A healthy downtown reduces sprawl by concentrating retail and using existing infrastructure.
- A vibrant downtown creates a feeling of “hometown pride” and sense of place.
- The downtown district is a public gathering area, where parades, special events, and celebrations are held in a unique setting.
- Community character and historic integrity cannot be recreated.