Last chance: Advanced Principles of Quality Design Begins Next Week

May 8, 2019 | Last chance: Advanced Principles of Quality Design Begins Next Week

Tackling design issues in your commercial district requires specific knowledge of the tools, resources, and process available. From façade improvements to accessibility, good design begins with community input. Take the next step to organize your knowledge and stakeholders to create impact in your downtown’s appearance. Join the National Main Street Center’s Lindsey Wallace for the Main Street America Institute course Advanced Principles of Quality Design to take a holistic look at all of the elements that shape district design. Online classes begin on Tuesday, May 14 – so register for your seat today!

With the Main Street Approach Design Guide as a basis for exploration and expansion, in this course you will learn:

  • The role and value of design and historic preservation in commercial district revitalization.
  • Best practices in planning and enhancing the look and feel of the district.
  • Assembling resources and innovative incentives to support your efforts. 

Live courses occur on Tuesdays in May (14, 21, & 28) at 1:00 p.m. CT. Can’t participate live? Recorded sessions are available until June 28, 2019.


Interested in learning more about the Main Street America Institute? Visit us at or give us a call at 312-610-5619.