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About Main Street Waterbury

Main Street Waterbury is a downtown management and revitalization program in the context of historic preservation.  Through improving the physical appearance of downtown Waterbury, promoting its architectural and cultural assets, organizing volunteer initiatives,sponsoring events, and fostering public/private partnerships, Main Street Waterbury continues to economically rejuvenate Waterbury’s downtown district without sacrificing its character or heritage.  Carl Rosa, CEO of Main Street Waterbury is a full time advocate for all of downtown Waterbury’s interests and coordinates the many volunteer efforts to help realize organizational goals.

Main Street Waterbury is one of five designated communities in Connecticut to fully participate in the Main Street Program.  The Connecticut Main Street Center, a statewide, non-profit organization, ties these to other Main Street programs nationwide.  Utilizing the proven  Main Street Four Point Method, which creates volunteer committees for Promotion, Design, Organization, and Economic Restructuring, the Main Street program addresses problems that afflict downtown historic districts from a variety of angles.  If you would like to pitch in with these efforts and learn more about Main Street Waterbury and the Four Point Approach visit the Connecticut Main Street Center website  or read about the over nineteen hundred community participants at Street Waterbury is led by a volunteer Board of Directors whose decisions direct the work of its Chief Executive Officer,and four working committees comprised completely of volunteers.


"To advocate, educate, and collaborate for the revitalization and enhancement of downtown Waterbury by adhering to the Main Street Program's four-point approach of economic restructuring, promotion, organization, and design."


"Downtown Waterbury, an easily accessible regional center and neighborhood in which to live, learn, work, and play."  More