City of Paris Main Street
Main Street Coordinator
150 SE 1st St.
Paris, TX 75461
Ph: (903) 784-9293
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
2016 Holiday Christmas Schedule
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Paris Main Street
Paris Main Street program is recognized as a 2014 National Main Street City by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Texas Main Street Program. Many people work behind the scenes to make this prestigious award become possible.
Main Street is a volunteer-based organization. A limited staff means limited accomplishments, but with the addition of volunteers the opportunities are endless. Come see how rewarding and fun it can be to make a difference in your community. We love youth and welcome volunteering as a family. You can help make a difference. Call Main Street office today or sign up online.
Online volunteer form.
Exciting things are happening in downtown Paris. Paris Main Street volunteers work together to revitalize the Nationally Registered Historic district. The Advisory Board operates under the Four Point Approach of the National Main Street Center.
Read a bit of our history
GRANT and Incentives:
Paris Historic Preservation Commission and Paris Main Street continue to support commercial and residential district growth.
Paris Historic Preservation's façade grant program that is a 50/50matching grant up to $2500 for facade improvements.
City of Paris tax exemption program is an incentive program for facade restorations and improvements over $10,000.
In 2012 Paris Main Street Program developed
Paris Main Street BIG Program to assist property owners and in some cases tentants with improvements to their buildings located in Paris historic district. The goal of the grant is to incentivize and encourage economic vitality to the district. Donations are accepted and tax deductible.
2013 BIG Program made possible in part by the partnerships from the PARIS DOWNTOWN ASSOCIATION, and Paris native Judd Payne.
Paris Main Street supports, develops, and is a leader in the efforts in revitalizing our historic downtown and its unique history. Paris Main street does this through the promotion of events and activities that draw local residents and visitors to downtown.
We believe our downtown represents community and our cultural heritage, which is promoted and improved through the utilization of the National Trust Main Street Center’s Four Point Approach-design, organization, promotions, and economic restructuring.
Downtown Merchant Map