Mailing List Historic Downtown LowerTown Arts District

Our Vision

Paducah Main Street seeks to preserve the historic integrity of Paducah's downtown district, coordinate events and promotions on behalf of district stakeholders, serve as a catalyst for the economic development of the downtown business district, and foster an enhanced quality of life experience for residents and visitors.   

Our Mission

Paducah Main Street is a department of Paducah's city government dedicated to giving a vibrant downtown experience by promoting historic preservation, economic growth, and creative place-making for the Paducah downtown historic district.

Our Approach

The organization utilizes a four-point approach to developing and retaining the historic integrity and significance of historic downtown Paducah. The four-point approach includes economic restructuring, promotion, design, and organization.

  • Goal #1 - Organization:  To establish a strong Main Street program that involves recognition of volunteers and fosters a diverse group of partnerships.
  • Goa #2 - Design:  Preserve and enhance the district's diverse architecture, historic resources, and walkable streets.
  • Goal # 3 - Economic Restructuring:  Connect people with property and financial opportunity and develop partnerships for development.
  • Goal #4 - Promotion:  Promote Downtown and Lower Town as the community's social, cultural, and economic center for residents and visitors.