Posts About Main Street

Royce City Downtown

Written by Kelly Rogers, Royse City Main Street Board Member

In the 1880s, Garrett Burgess Griffin “Byrd” Royse envisioned a small city east of Rockwall that would tap into a vital section of a projected railroad route. People slowly began settling in the area in 1885 when it became known that the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad would be constructed through this part of the...

Community Development | Main Street

By Shelly Hargrove, Georgetown Main Street Manager

Georgetown has many reasons to celebrate this season, not the least of which is 30 years of successful downtown revitalization efforts that have transformed this once-neglected downtown into a thriving, vibrant economic, social, and cultural center. Branding, marketing, and holiday programs that promise to “light up” downtown Georgetown...

Community Development | Main Street