About Rawlins Main Street
Rawlins DDA/Main Street
The Downtown Development Authority (DDA) was established October 19, 1991 by city ordinance of the City Council, City of Rawlins. The Rawlins DDA adopted the “Main Street” approach and became a Main Street community in February 2006 as part of the statewide Wyoming Main Street family. Main Street is a national program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation that focuses on revitalizing a downtown economic district through the four-point approach: Design, Organization, Promotion, and Economic Restructuring. In 2008, Rawlins DDA/Main Street received the Innovation Award from Wyoming Main Street for excellence, originality and effectiveness in downtown revitalization through historic preservation.
To revitalize the Rawlins’ Downtown Development Authority/Main Street District to preserve our history and build our future through the Design, Organization, Marketing and Retail Strategies and Economic Restructuring committees.
The Rawlins Downtown Development Authority/ Main Street District will serve as the heart of the community where people come together to enjoy the convenience and friendliness of hometown businesses, local services, specialty and convenience shopping, and unique recreational and cultural activities. Our vision is to maintain the friendly atmosphere and promote a positive spirit through beautification, historic preservation, and promotions, which support economic growth.