Small downtown

Your Wallet Your Time Your Health Our Earth
Whitefish, Montana
DOWNTOWN PLAN, WHITEFISH, MONTANA
Small downtowns are fragile.

Competing edge uses, such as a big box store or shopping center, and highway bypasses can destroy a downtown.

 

Small cities must build off of their existing assets. Protecting and enhancing the historic character of a community is good for business: visitors are attracted, investment is stimulated, and the community develops a sense of pride in their unique environment. As in large downtowns, fundamental real estate siting requirements must be met to attract investor interest.

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