Established in 1995, the Leavenworth Main Street Program, Inc. is dedicated to keeping downtown Leavenworth economically healthy through historic preservation and revitalization. Photos by Bobbie Shearman Photography
Across the nation, small cities such as Leavenworth have discovered that the Main Street approach can bring about dramatic change downtown.
The approach advocates improvements that create a positive, distinctive community image. Established in 1995, the Leavenworth Main Street Program, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to keeping downtown Leavenworth economically healthy through historic preservation and revitalization.
Downtown Leavenworth is home to more than 275 businesses. Our organization has played a significant role in keeping our central business district viable and attractive. Since 1995 our partnerships with businesses, building owners, the City and economic development groups have resulted in $71 million(December 2016) reinvestment in our downtown.
See All That Leavenworth’s Historic Downtown Has To Offer
The following commercial was done in partnership with Time Warner Cable and runs on networks such as: A&E, Bravo, CNN, History, Discover, ESPN & ESPN2, Food Network, FOX Sports Kansas City, FX, OWN, Fox News, Nick@Nite Nickelodeon, HGTV, Lifetime, SYFY, tbs, TNT, trutv, USA, Animal Planet, E, VH-1, CNBC, SEC ESPN,FS1, BET, Cartoon Network, NFL Network, LMN, msnbc, NBCgn, MTV and the local station KCTV-5.
Leavenworth is a “Staycation” Destination
We have partnered with KQTV in St. Joseph, MO to produce “staycation” videos featuring downtown Leavenworth and several of our businesses. These spots will air throughout the next year, encouraging St. Joseph area residents to take a Leavenworth “staycation”.