Owning A Business In A Historic Building

As a business owner in Old Town Pocatello, you have a uniqe opportunity to care for a historic building.  Curb appeal is everything when it comes to attracting new customers and building a successful business. 

 

Routine Care & Maintenance:

 

Keep sidewalks swept, shoveled and free of trash and debris.

 

Keep all landscaping in tip-top shape all year round.  Water, mow and fertilize grass.  Weed flower beds and landscape set back areas.  Plant flowers and plants native to this area. 

 

Add flower pots by your front door and back door.  Hang an American Flad.  Merchandise the outside of your building like you do this inside. 

 

Keep wood framed windows painted and sealed.  If needed, sand and repaint promptly. 

  

Keep drain spouts and gutters clean and debris free. 

 

Clean graffitti within three days.  Statistics prove quick removal or painting over graffitti, depending on the surface, deters future tagging and damage. 

 

Work with your property owner to be sure minor repairs are made promptly and major repairs or planned for. There are resources available to property owners for larger maintenance and repair work.  Those resources are outlined in the Property Owners section of this website.

 

Signs:

 

Is there an old sign frame or worse yet a sign from a  previous business hanging on your building?  There is financial assistance available for the removal or replacement of old, abandoned signs.  The two documents below outline these resources.  All business owners are encouraged to work with the property owners to have current signs in place at all times, excluding historic neon signs and ghost signs.  If you are unsure about these two sign classifications, please contact the Old Town office at 208-232-7545.

 

Signs In The Downtown Historic District
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Facade Program & Sign Grants
Facade Program Packet_2012.pdf
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Shop, Dine & Play in Old Town Pocatello

Old Town Pocatello, Inc.

420 N Main St

Pocatello, ID 83204

208.232.7545

spalagi@oldtownpocatello.com

News

4th of July Parade Registration Now Open!  CLICK HERE to register for Pocatello's Annual 4th of July Parade!  Thank you!

 

Portneuf Valley Farmers Market   Now Open!  

The premier farmers market in our area is now open from 9am to 1pm every Saturday through October 26.   The Market is also open every Wednesday from May 22 to Aug 28 from 5-8pm in conjunction with Revive @ 5. Located at the Old Town Pavilion, 420 N. Main St.

 

Revive @ 5 Wednesday Summer Concerts

  May 22 thru

  Aug  28!

The Bannock Civitan Club is proud to present Revive @ 5 featuring live music, great food, cold beverages and family fun every Wednesday from 5-8pm at the Old Town Pavilion.  Admission is free!

 

First Friday Art Walk

  June 7!

The June First Friday Art Walk will be held in locations throughout Old Town on Friday June 7.  The festivities will begin at 5pm and will include local and regional art, live music, food, wine tasting and more.  Plan now to come stroll through Old Town and enjoy the charm of our monthly Art Walk!

 

Oldies Rod & Custom Car Show

  June 8!

The Oldies Rod & Custom Car Show will return to Main Street on Saturday, June 8 from 9am to 3pm.  Vehicle registration is now open.  All vehicles must be pre-registered by May 31.  Click here for registration details.

 

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