Downtown Lewistown

Current Perceptions:

The community is asked to supply their opinion on a series of standard perceptual questions about Downtown Lewistown. The purpose of this survey tool is to get a better idea of how people feel about common attributes that contribute to a “sense of place” within a community, and to guide Downtown Lewistown Inc. with potential business district revitalization strategies. The questions are based upon a matrix for what constitutes a "place" that was developed by the Project for Public Spaces.
We would like your feedback on a range of characteristics and actions concerning downtown Lewistown. We plan to compile all responses and present the results at a later community forum.
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1. Have you heard of Downtown Lewistown, Inc.?

3. Have you heard of Lewistown First Friday?

4. If so, have you attended?

Comfort & Appearance

The commercial district is safe.

The commercial district is clean.

The commercial district is green (has ample landscaping).

The commercial district is charming.

The commercial district has quality historic architecture.

The commercial district has places to sit and relax.

The commercial district has well-maintained buildings.

The commercial district has adequate lighting at night.

The commercial district has an identifiable logo.

The commercial district has inviting storefronts.

Economic Characteristics

The commercial district has the right mix of businesses.

The commercial district has available goods and services.

The commercial district has unique businesses.

The commercial district is business friendly.

The commercial district has prices I can afford.

The commercial district has a low first floor vacancy rate.

The commercial district has attractive second floor housing.

The commercial district has opportunities to live.

The commercial district has opportunities to work.

The commercial district appeals to a broad range of users.

Community Attitude

The commercial district is welcoming to visitors.

The commercial district shows our community's pride.

The commercial district is a friendly place to spend time/gather.

The commercial district has stakeholders who cooperate.

The commercial district is customer friendly.

The commercial district has a volunteer spirit.

The commercial district communicates with the community.

The commercial district is progressive and future-oriented.

Activities

The commercial district has a good array of special events.

The commercial district is vibrant during the day.

The commercial district is vibrant in the evening.

The commercial district has activities that generate pedestrian traffic.

The commercial district is well-promoted and marketed.

The commercial district has an image I understand.

The commercial district businesses have convenient hours for me.

Access & Linkages

The commercial district has good directional signage.

The commercial district has sufficient, easy-to-find parking.

The commercial district is well-connected to other attractions.

The commercial district can easily be reached by bike, car or walking.

The commercial district has convenient access to/from major highways.

The commercial district has good/safe sidewalks for pedestrians.

The commercial district has safe places to cross the street.

The commercial district has smooth flowing traffic.

The commercial district is walkable to and from other places.

Please tell us a little more:

Do you live in or around Lewistown?

Do you:

What describes you best:

Are you a Downtown Lewistown business owner?

THANK YOU FOR SHARING YOUR THOUGHTS AND IDEAS WITH US