The Hopewell Downtown Partnership (HDP) was formed in 2007 after the flight of businesses and deterioration of the Downtown began to threaten the integrity of its historical structures and cultural relevance to the city and surrounding areas.
The HDP is on a mission to reverse this trend through implementing the Main Street Four Point Approach, a nationally trademarked model for revitalizing historic downtown districts and one of the most successful economic development models in the country.
Our Progress So Far
Since becoming a fully designated Main Street Community in late 2011 the HDP has worked around the clock to start laying the foundation for a successful program and has cleared several important milestones.
The HDP, with the support of the Hopewell community, has made significant accomplishments for the downtown including:
- Facilitating the rehab of Historic downtown buildings
- Building volunteer support
- Partnering with property and business owners
- Planning exciting community events
- Generating positive press about Hopewell
In addition, the revitalization of Downtown could not happen without the partnership and collaboration with our local government which has been very active and committed to Downtown. Check out a timeline of some of the major milestones.