Community Revitalization

The Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA) Team, sponsored by the Madison County Economic Development Authority (MCEDA), conducted a charrette that focused specifically on downtown revitalization and implementation strategies for Canton Main Street and the City of Canton, Mississippi in May 2012. MMSA assembled a team with expertise in architecture, planning, historic preservation, economic development and community branding that ascribes to the Main Street 4 Point Approach of Design, Promotion, Organization and Economic Restructuring.

The team for the Canton Community Revitalization Charrette included:

  • Tom McGilloway, Mahan Rykiel & Associates, Baltimore, MD

  • Andy Kalback, Kalback Planning & Design, Annapolis, MD

  • Ben Muldrow, Arnett Muldrow & Associates, Greenville, SC

  • Tripp Muldrow, Arnett Muldrow & Associates, Greenville, SC

  • Leah McBride Watters, Watters Architecture, Canton, MS

  • Jeannie Waller Zieren, Mississippi Main Street Association, Oxford, MS

  • Bob Wilson, Mississippi Main Street Association, Jackson, MS

  • Randy Wilson, Community Design Solutions, Columbia, SC

The Community Revitalization Master Plan Charrette Report is ready for review.

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