Bringing back Main Street
Main Street has been through a lot over the past 150 years; it has been burned to the ground by the summer heat, re-built and then paved over to suit automobiles and future commercialization. It can be seen as a key component to the economic evolution of Goldendale. With this said, one can understand how important it is to protect its historical attributes and rejuvenate Main Streets’ image.
There have been a number of initiatives aimed at revitalizing Main Street and Goldendale in general over the years. Sometimes they have lacked the momentum to carry them to completion. It may have seemed that way with the Main Street Program, but it may have been just brewing.
“The year before las...