Pennyrile Area Development District: Greenville Downtown Revitalization Project

Posted on: October 4th, 2012 by Kate Humphrey

NADO’s 2012 Innovation Awards recognized 64 projects from 22 states for their creative approaches to regional community and economic development, including the project described below. Click here for the full list of winners.

The Greenville Downtown Revitalization Project brought new life to the once dormant downtown of Greenville, KY. The massive revitalization effort has included constructing new sidewalks, replacing deteriorated sidewalks, new lighting, restoring building facades, removing overhead utility lines, landscaping, and nature park development. Programmed events bring even more visitors into the area. These improvements, while enhancing the quality of life for area residents, have also spurred economic development and increased tax revenue through the opening of 14 new businesses in the downtown area, many in previously vacant buildings. Pennyrile Area Development District staff assisted the City of Greenville with grant application development, administrative services, financial structuring, and procurement activities.

Jason Vincent, Assistant Executive Director: [email protected]
Chris Sutton, Executive Director: [email protected]
270-886-9484

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