The CLG program was created to expand historic preservation from the federal and state governments to the local level.
Links to Preservation Plans created by communities across Missouri
Links to Design Guidelines created by communities across Missouri
The National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 authorizes a program of federal matching grants, known as the Historic Preservation Fund. It is administered through the Missouri State Historic Preservation Office and 10% of these monies must excusivley be earmarked for CLG communities.
Missouri Main Street Connection is the leading statewide nonprofit organization devoted to preservation-based economic development. Through the Main Street America™ movement and our partners, we empower community revitalization by celebrating, supporting, and sustaining Missouri historic commercial districts in both rural and urban settings.