Vision & Mission Statements


We believe that by maximizing the vitality of the Main Street district, existing businesses will see increased revenues, new businesses will be encouraged to locate in Downingtown and the surrounding residential areas will witness an increase in property value. All along, we wish to make Downingtown a pleasant place in which to live and to work.


Downingtown Main Street Association, a 501(c)3 organization, is comprised of citizens, property owners and businesses who share a common interest in the Borough of Downingtown’s growth, revitalization and prosperity.  DMSA’s mission is to take a lead role in revitalization efforts in the Main Street district in order to develop and enhance economic opportunities in the Borough.  The organization spearheads streetscape beautification projects, building rehabilitations and community based events in order to increase property values and decrease commercial vacancy rates to bring vitality and vigor to the Borough while preserving history and traditions that make Downingtown a special place to live, work and play.