Alberta Main street is making a difference!
Alberta Main Street is making a difference in our community and depends on the support of everyone with a stake in creating a vibrant neighborhood business district, increasing local employment opportunities and supporting equitable development. Alberta Main Street benefits City government, local residents, our locally owned independent business owners, commercial property owners and many others. We are proud of the many accomplishments achieved in our three years in existence. If you support our work, please consider sharing why you do with City Council and making a contribution today!
OPERATION CLEAN Sweep was a success!
Thank you to the 239 volunteers who spent a Saturday morning cleaning up Alberta Street. The third annual Earth Day Clean Up, presented by Umpqua Bank, could not have been better! Almost 4000 pounds of litter and graffiti were removed on Saturday, April 20th. Additional thanks to our sponsors Grasshopper, Tumbleweed, Alberta Eye Care, Salt & Straw, Screaming Sky Gallery, Pacific Power, Neil Kelly, Portland Farmers Market, Frock, Bin21, pedX shoes, Bolt and Bella Faccia Pizzeria! View more photos…
The 16th Annual Alberta Street Fair hosted by Alberta Main Street, returns to celebrate community with a toast to summer on Saturday, August 10, 2013. The Alberta Street Fair, one of Portland’s most beloved neighborhood street festivals, features a day of eclectic activities celebrating the diversity and uniqueness that is Only on Alberta… If you are interested in sponsoring, vending or performing information is now available. learn more.
Alberta Main Street is pleased to announce a new mini grant opportunity to Alberta Street businesses & commercial property owners. Grants will be $500 – $2,500 matching grants. Approximately $22,000 will be available for high quality projects. The Portland Main Street District Improvement Grant provides funding for the Mini Grant Program. learn more
Since September 2010, Alberta Main Street has been advancing efforts to develop Alberta Street as a vibrant, creative & sustainable commercial district serving residents and visitors to our community. An important aspect of the program is engaging local residents in the future of the district and recruiting businesses to the district that residents will support. Last summer (2012), we conducted a resident and shopper survey seeking your input. Many volunteer hours later, the Business Development Committee is ready to share a summary of the results. read more.
The Portland Main Street Design Handbook encourages good design by addressing issues that business and property owners face in planning commercial and retail improvements. Download it here.
Read more about Alberta Main Street’s accomplishments!