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.
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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Shop, Dine & Play in Old Town Pocatello
Old Town Pocatello, Inc.
420 N Main St
Pocatello, ID 83204
First Friday Art Walk
The February First Friday Art Walk will be held in locations throughout Old Town on Friday February 7. The festivities will begin at 5pm and will include local and regional art, live music, food, fashion and more. Plan now to come stroll through Old Town and enjoy the charm of our monthly Art Walk!
Idaho Bridal Fair
Molinelli’s Jewelers will present the 2020 Idaho Bridal Fair on Saturday, February 29. If you are newly engaged or have a wedding coming up, be sure to register for the show at www.idahobridalfair.com. Admission is free and the show will be open from 9am to 4pm at the Red Lion Hotel Pocatello.
First Friday Art Walk
The March First Friday Art Walk will be held in locations throughout Old Town on Friday March 6. The festivities will begin at 5pm and will include local and regional art, live music, food, fashion and more. Plan now to come stroll through Old Town and enjoy the charm of our monthly Art Walk!
10th Annual Gate City Brewfest
Cheers to 10 Years! Tickets are now available for the 10th Annual Gate City Brewfest, returning to Old Town Pocatello on Saturday, March 14th. Pouring will begin at 1pm and will feature over 85 craft beers.Visit www.gatecitybrewfest.com for all of the details. Purchase your tickets in advance on-line and save $5!
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