The Port Townsend Main Street Design Committee volunteers work to enhance the character of Uptown and Downtown by encouraging a more beautiful and cleaner streetscape and increasing Port Townsend’s pedestrian-friendly appeal. They educate about historic preservation, good design and public amenities.
The Port Townsend Main Street Program has a maintenance agreement with the City of Port Townsend for downtown landscaping, bird abatement, and overseeing the care of Adams Street Park, which we adopted in 2004 from the City. Our maintenance worker is also responsible for daily restroom maintenance at the Cotton Building and the care of 100+ hanging flower baskets. We also arrange for the port-o-lettes on Tyler Street and will work with PT Foundry to refurbish downtown trash receptacles.
Other items on the Design to do list: Advising on Earth Day clean-up/painting projects and optimizing the holiday lights we have.
“Main Street Chairs/Tables”–a colorful new pedestrian amenity which create community and conversation with movable chairs. Funded in part by the Port Townsend Main Street Program, Beverly Malagon, downtown property owner and member of the Port Townsend Main Street Program, and Harry Doyle, owner of The Tin Brick. The Port Townsend Main Street Design Committee is hopeful that more property/business owners will partner with Main Street to add more street furniture in the historic districts, to increase the pedestrian-friendliness of Port Townsend.
Photos by Elizabeth Becker, Seaport Photography — Left to right: Port Townsend visitors Mike and Theresa Titus enjoy the new Main Street City Chairs and Tables, along with Beverly Malagon a member of the Port Townsend Main Street Program.