Main Street Morgantown presented with Historic Preservation Award for the Downtown Morgantown Historic District

Main Street Morgantown was in attendance this past Sunday, October 16 at the Capitol complex in Charleston to receive a recognition award for historic preservation for the Downtown Morgantown Historic District.  The event, “Our Legacy, Our Future,” was produced by the WV Division of Culture and History – State Historic Preservation Office in celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.  Because historic preservation is part of the Main Street Morgantown mission, we were presented with this historic preservation recognition award.

From the event program: “Representing a significant period from 1795-1945, this commercial district has resources related to the development of Morgantown from an agricultural community to a thriving city. District boundaries closely follow the original grid of Morgantown as laid out by Zackquill Morgan, founder of the town.  This district includes a collection of architectural styles including Romanesque Revival, Italianate, Gothic Revival, Classical Revival and Federal.”

MSM Receives $25,000

 GHC_2015   Main Street Morgantown is pleased to announce that they have been awarded $25,000 in Growing Healthy Communities assistance.  The funding has been provided to the West Virginia Development Office through a special grant from the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources and the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation.

This funding will be used to complete Phase I of Downtown Morgantown Access Area Identification/Wayfinding Signage project.  Continue reading “MSM Receives $25,000”

2014 Main Street Accreditation

nmscMain Street Morgantown is pleased to announce that the National Main Street Center and Main Street West Virginia have certified MSM as an accredited 2014 National Main Street Program. This means that MSM has met the ten standards of performance for a Main Street organization in 2013.  Continue reading “2014 Main Street Accreditation”