the Ohio Turnpike makes Amherst an ideal place to locate a business. A group of committed citizens, government representatives and business owners work to preserve the mission of Main Street Amherst – “To promote and maintain an economically vital historic downtown and business district that is attractive and accessible to people of all ages.” In 1998 a small group of Amherst citizens and business owners formed the Amherst Downtown Business Association. The purpose MAIN STREET AMHERST, located at 255 Park Avenue, is dedicated to helping local businesses and organizations. of this group was two-fold: to facilitate the application for a Community Development a wonderful place. Take a look around Amherst and see Block Grant and to develop and foster an economically the quaint shops, services and salons, restaurants and strong business district. We have seen much improvement bars, bowling alley, bed and breakfast, and the cinema. We and progress through these grant awards. encourage you to visit and discover what Amherst has to It is the spirit of our community that makes Amherst offer. You will be glad you did!
Amherst, Ohio Magazine & Community Guide | 2015-16
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