Overview

Carbondale Main Street is proud to help improve and promote the downtown district of Carbondale, Illinois. As a part of the National Main Street program, we specialize in economic development, organization,
design as well as promotion in the downtown area.

We are a resource for the businesses in our district; we offer design assistance grants and promotional tools for all of our retail and service locations, restaurants, and other establishments. We also plan and help to coordinate all of the special events in downtown, including the Friday Night Fairs and The Lights Fantastic Parade! If you are a Downtown business owner, a Carbondale resident, or a visitor to the Capital of Southern Illinois, please feel free to take advantage of what our district offers. We’ll see you Downtown!

 

Mission Statement

Carbondale Main Street’s mission is to enhance and promote the economic and social vitality of Carbondale’s Main Street district through the ongoing cultivation of unique and quality atmosphere that attracts businesses and shoppers to our downtown.

 

Board Members

*Steve Payne, Quatro’s
*Elizabeth Yewell, the Hangar 9
*Craig Anz, SIUC Architecture
*Jessica Sergeev, Community Member
Tom Redmond, Southern Illinois Brewers
Jane Adams, Friends of Carbondale Dog Parks
Craig Reeves, Barrett, Twomney, Broom, Hughes & Hoke
Erin Dickson, Carbondale Park District
Bryan Black, NAPA Auto Parts
Adam Fletcher, Local Musician
Josh Murphy, Local Musician
Sarah Lawrence, City of Carbondale

 

*Indicates Executive Members