Columbus OH – Heritage Ohio is proud to announce the 2021 certification of Piqua as a National Main Street Community.  Piqua became a member of the Main Street program in 2000, and since continues to revitalize the historic downtown district.


After a two hour zoom meeting evaluation process, the board of Main Street Piqua, Inc. exhibited evidence of a robust program working toward measurable outcomes in downtown revitalization. Main Street Piqua, Inc. is being recognized as proficient in the six criteria as set by the National Main Street Center. This prestigious designation is a testament to the hard work and commitment of the Main Street Piqua, Inc. Board of Directors, staff, and volunteers.  “It is always a pleasure working with the Main Street Piqua board and watching them work so hard together continuing their efforts for downtown.” -Frances Jo Hamilton, Director of Revitalization.


Main Street Piqua, Inc. makes community happen through the promotion of economic development and revitalization. At its core, Main Street Piqua, strives to improve the heart of the Piqua community while preserving and enhancing their downtown.


Heritage Ohio helps people to save the places that matter, build community, and live better. As Ohio’s official historic preservation and Main Street Organization, Heritage Ohio fosters economic development and sustainability through preservation of historic buildings, revitalization of downtowns and neighborhood commercial districts, and promotion of cultural tourism. Since 1998, Heritage Ohio has contracted with the National Main Street Center as Ohio’s state coordinating agency for the Main Street Program™. Learn more about how to get involved by visiting


Lorna Swisher