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Historic Downtown Seguin

Seguin Main Street Program

Seguin is a Charter Member of the Texas Main Street program, of the Texas Historical Commission, a program dedicated to the economic revitalization of downtown through historic preservation. Seguin's Main Street Program is recognized as an Accredited National Main Street City by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

The City of Seguin Main Street Program oversees activity in the downtown historic district. A nine-member Advisory Board is appointed by the Mayor and City Council and includes representatives who are downtown business and property owners and those who represent various clubs and organizations with an interest in revitalizing the downtown historic district.

VISION STATEMENT

Downtown Seguin strives to be a pedestrian-friendly, attractive, safe and desirable center for business, leisure and entertainment incorporating and celebrating the unique history, architecture and ethnicity of the community. 

MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Seguin Main Street Program is to facilitate, through community input and implementation of the Main Street Program Four-Point approach of Design, Organization, Economic Restructuring, and Promotions, the changes needed to create as reality the vision for downtown.  This includes recommending changes in local laws, encouraging private sector reinvestment, inviting the entire community to use and celebrate in the historic heart of the community, and laying the foundation for a viable future by facilitating appropriate planning and financing to secure the future of downtown as the heart of Seguin.

About Downtown Seguin

Downtown Seguin is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and includes 26 square blocks. Seguin is one of the oldest towns in the state. Many of the buildings in the downtown date back to the early 1900s and some date as far back as the days of the Republic of Texas. Downtown has a sprawling collection of commercial and public buildings, including two four-story hotel buildings and enjoyed the influence of prominent architects like J. Riely Gordon, Atlee B. Ayers, and Alfred Giles.

Additional Community Links

Seguin Economic Development Corporation 

Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce

Seguin and Guadalupe Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Seguin Convention and Visitors Bureau

Texas Historical Commission

National Trust for Historic Preservation

Seguin Arts Commission

Go Nuts! Pecan Fest Heritage Days

Seguin Heritage Museum 

Seguin Conservation Society 

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Upcoming Events

EspaƱol Language Club

Date: April 17, 2014 6:00 PM - April 17, 2014 7:00 PM

Location: Seguin Public Library - 707 East College Street

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Way-Finding Signage Program Public Meeting

Date: April 22, 2014 5:30 PM - April 22, 2014 6:30 PM

Location: Seguin Coliseum - 950 South Austin Street

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Hotel Occupancy Tax Distribution Meeting

Date: April 22, 2014 5:30 PM - April 22, 2014 2:56 PM

Location: City Council chamber - 210 East Gonzalez Street

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