Logan Town Center Inc. is a non-profit corporation whose board of directors and members represent community organizations and citizens who are committed to restore the economic and cultural vitality of Logan’s original town center for the enjoyment and benefit of the residents, visitors, business and property owners in the Hocking Hills.
We are using the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Main Street Four-Point Approach® with its focus on: organization, design, promotion and economic restructuring. We aspire to qualify as a full participant of the Trust’s Main Street program, administered here by Heritage Ohio.
A statement of our vision for Logan’s Town Center appears below, followed by our 2010 Plan of Action.
A safe, fun and hospitable destination for families and children, offering:
Family center, theater, faith based activity centers, edutainment e.g., martial arts, visual and performance art, dance, and music lessons,
Evening hours for businesses and attractions,
Accessibility to bicycle, hiking, (horseback, carriage riding) and rail trails, and to recreational park areas, and
Effective accommodation of pedestrian, bicycle and vehicular traffic.
A streetscape that incorporates native natural beauty, local art and locally produced materials such as clay and washboards.
Aesthetically pleasing facades and appropriately designed new buildings.
A community that effectively blends residential, retail, commercial and entertainment activities and ventures.
A community that rebuilds itself through strong public, private and citizen support.
A downtown whose front door at U.S. 33 is as attractive and welcoming as the beautified Main Street.
A unique feature, amenity or business that attracts people on a regular and repeat basis.
2013 Action Plan
Click here to see (or print) a PDF version of the Action Plan.
The Logan Town Center Action Plan for the calendar year 2013 is organized according to the four themes of the Main Street Program. Board members and volunteers from the organization's membership have developed this plan and are committed to accomplishing each task to the betterment of Downtown Logan. We welcome the input,support and assistance from all members of the community.
Execute a 2013 membership drive that results in increasing:
Overall number of members
Establish a robust committee structure comprised of effective persons willing and capable of performing the roles required to accomplish goals, strategies and activities of Logan Town Center.
Execute a campaign to Significantly increase volunteer support for LTC activities.
Obtain Logan City Council approval of a revised zoning plan for Downtown Logan.
Provide meaningful support for the implementation/maintenance of proactive enforcement of Logan City Building Code.
Create design standards for Downtown Logan buildings and streetscape and obtain support and approval from Logan City Council.
Support efforts to upgrade Downtown Logan Christmas lights.
Improve media coverage of Downtown Logan events & LTC activities.
Improve awareness/attendance of Meet Me on Main annual event.
Improve awareness/attendance of Tombstone Travels annual event.
Support the creation, approval and implementation of a vacant property ordinance.
Complete marketing study to support grant qualifications.
We can use your support and participation in our endeavors to improve Downtown Logan.