NC Main Street Program

The Town of Pittsboro is a North Carolina Main Street community, designated by the N.C. Department of Commerce Main Street & Rural Planning Center.  The Town of Pittsboro is charged with administering the program at the local level and building public-private partnerships to spur economic development that achieves measurable results such as investment, business growth, and job creation.  

As a Main Street America Affiliate™, the Town of Pittsboro is part of a national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities that share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development. 

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The Town of Pittsboro was selected to receive assistance from the North Carolina Main Street Program to encourage downtown economic development. The Pittsboro Program is a downtown business driven project already receiving broad stakeholder involvement. The three pillars of the program are economic vitality, promotion and design.