Main Street America
Special | 57m
Fifty years ago, downtowns across America were thriving centers of activity, a mix of small businesses, residents and industry. But by the 1950s, main streets began to erode into a collection of failed businesses and abandoned buildings. Main Street America looks at revitalization projects in four cities, including Akron, to see once-decayed Main Streets in various stages of revitalization.
Aired: 07/24/02Video has closed captioning.