McAlester Main Street Association

McAlester Main Street is a membership-driven organization dedicated to the preservation and revitalization of McAester's historic Downtown and Old Town districts. It's Economic Restructuring Committee is tasked with assisting businesses through strengthening the economic vitality of the districts. By adhering to the National Main Street model, McAlester Main Street has successfully planned and orchestrated several downtown events and developments, such as the downtown bandstand.

Visit the McAlester Main Street website for more information or to become a member.

Main Street's 8 Guiding Principals

Comprehensive – Multi-Dimensional Focus on Events, Streetscape, and Business Development
Incremental – Collective Change Achieved through Simple 'Building Block' Approach
Self-Help – Grassroots Effort to Mobilize and Engage Local Talent and Resources 
Partnerships – Leveraging Public and Private Organizations for Greater Impact
Existing Assets – Embracing and Developing Assets that Make McAlester Unique
Quality – Priority on "High-Impact" Projects that Builds Excitement and Momentum
Change – Progressive and Positive Mentality to Elevate the District and Community
Implementation – Continuous Action Through Planning and Development Stages