In August, Stuart Main Street, at the 2015 Secretary of State’s Florida Main Street Awards Dinner held at the Vinoy Renaissance Golf Club in St. Petersburg, received four awards recognizing Stuart Main Street for outstanding achievements which promote and encourage revitalization and preservation in the local community.
At the Stuart Board of Commissioners meeting Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, recipients were presented their awards. The following information describing the categories and details of the four awards received at the 2015 Secretary of State’s Florida Main Street Awards Dinner was provided in a News Release by Stuart Main Street on Oct. 12, 2015:
What is Florida Main Street? Florida Main Street is a technical assistance program administered by the Bureau of Historic Preservation, Division of Historical Resources, Florida Department of State, for traditional historic commercial corridors. The Bureau conducts statewide programs aimed at identifying, evaluating, and preserving Florida’s historic resources. Main Street, with its emphasis on preservation, is an effective strategy in achieving these goals in Florida’s historic retail districts.