Imagine the Possibilities

 

Cities across Texas invite potential investors, downtown developers, entrepreneurs, and residents looking to be part of downtown's transformation to "Imagine the Possibilites" each May for Preservation Month. This statewide event began in 2017 with the launch of DowntownTX.org to promote the site and connect available historic properties with interested new stewards. The concentrated statewide effort creates synergy and excitement for Texas' historic downtowns, allows participants special access to spaces, and provides insider information from experienced downtown professionals. Selected properties featured on each city's DowntownTX.org page are open and accessible to the public, and tour attendees obtain additonal information on local downtown development and business resources. Every tour is different, as cities put their own spin on their events; some choose to focus on lease spaces to attract new businesses, while others may showcase long-vacant buildings ripe for redevelopment using the preservation tax credit programs.  

If your city's Main Street or Certified Local Goverment Program is active on DowntownTX.org and you're interested in hosting an Imagine the Possibilities tour, contact Kylie Woodlock with Texas Main Street: at (512) 463-7466 to learn how to get on the next tour schedule. 

See below for this year's tour schedule and highlights from previous tours. 


Join Us on a Tour Near You! 

Every year, Texas Main Street Program Cities partner with DowntownTX.org to host Imagine the Possibilites tours throughout the summer, highlighting opportunities in their downtowns. We invite developers, investors, realtors, and residents eager to explore downtown to check out available listings on DowntownTX.org.

2021 Imagine the Possibilities Tours

  Date Tour Type Links
Beaumont Throughout May Virtual Facebook and DowntownTX.org
Corsicana May 7 Virtual DowntownTX.org
Palestine May 7 Hybrid DowntownTX.org
Goliad May 8 Hybrid DowntownTX.org
Rio Grande City May 13 Virtual DowntownTX.org
Amarillo May 16 Live! DowntownTX.org
Harlingen May 17-21 Virtual DowntownTX.org
Sherman May 20 Hybrid DowntownTX.org
Winnsboro May 20 Live! DowntownTX.org
Temple May 26 Live! DowntownTX.org
Victoria May 28 Hybrid DowntownTX.org
Beeville May 29 Live! DowntownTX.org
Paris June 26 Live! DowntownTX.org
San Augustine July 30 Live! DowntownTX.org
McKinney Sept. 10 Live! DowntownTX.org
Mesquite Sept. 18 Live! DowntownTX.org
Vernon Sept. 25 Hybird DowntownTX.org
Texarkana ON HOLD  Hybrid DowntownTX.org
Kingsville Oct. 23, 2021 In-Person DowntownTX.org
Elgin Fall 2021 Hybrid DowntownTX.org

 

Check back later as updates are made to the schedule!


 

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