Welcome to Main Street Van Buren, Maine!

Main Street will reflect the community's Acadian and bi-lingual culture, with a lively bistro-like atmosphere, includingVan Buren Bannner an attractive and comfortable public gathering place like a gazebo for outdoor concerts, outdoor cafes, tasteful signs, and trees, flowers, greenery and attractive park benches and trash cans on both sides of the street. Downtown will continue to be ADA handicap-friendly with good access for the elderly to both the inside and outside of businesses. Building facades will be attractive and well maintained, echoing Main Street's historic character and French design of the region. Solar energy will be a common element of buildings. The area will retain and enhance its pedestrian and bicycle-friendly environment with cobblestone crosswalks and sidewalks, paths and walkways, shade trees, park benches, and the location of additional parking and power lines in back of buildings. Big 18-wheel trucks will not dominate a largely open and exposed streetscape.

We hope you enjoy your visit to our website and look forward to seeing you in our town!


Historical Van Buren