What can be done about vacant storefronts? What are the options? Vacant storefronts are a longstanding problems in many parts of the city (well before the pandemic). What is the range of possibilities for keeping storefronts occupied—housing? manufacturing? schools? And, what are the pros/cons, benefits and challenges associated with these different storefront options? What can the existing building stock support, and what level of building renovation would be needed to support alternative uses? How can the area better support POC/women-owned merchants?


Art in storefronts toolkit — data on retail trends

Retail types through the centuries

New opportunities for downtown shopping districts

Corner stores can anchor a neighborhood

Strategies for downtown merchants

How stores can benefit from e-commerce

The storefront index maps street-facing businesses

The Maker City movement

Every town needs a remakery

Podcast: Creating a Vibrant Street