The Mission of Mainstreet Piqua, Inc. is:
- To preserve the historic charm, foster growth, promote a sense of community and enhance the image of downtown Piqua.
Mainstreet Piqua, Inc. organizes community efforts to create an attractive, viable downtown environment, and promotes the downtown’s unique historical assets using the National Main Street Center’s Four Point Approach: Organization, Design, Promotion and Economic Development.
Organization: Building consensus and cooperation among public and private groups and individuals, and identifying sources of funding for revitalization activities.
Design: Enhancing the commercial district’s physical appearance a through building rehabilitation, compatible new construction, public improvements, and design management systems.
Promotion: Marketing the commercial district through events and advertising to attract customers, potential investors, new businesses, residents, and visitors.
Economic Development: Strengthening the district’s economic base and creating new opportunities through careful analysis and appropriate mixed-use development.
MainStreet Piqua, Inc. is a non-profit organization, a 501 (C-6), the funding of which is contributed on an annual basis. There is a 16 member Board of Trustees, which represents the community and downtown Piqua dealing with issues that directly affect the downtown commercial core and its goal to remain economically viable.