Facade & Sign Grants

An attractive and well-maintained building facade with eye-catching signage is essential to the success of any business. Property owners in downtown Watertown may be eligible to apply for grant funding to help offset the cost of building improvement projects such as facade restoration, a new or replacement awning, exterior lighting, and new signage. 

Property and business owners may also receive complimentary exterior color selection and design consultation from the Historic Preservation & Downtown Design Commission.

To download copies of the facade grant application and the sign grant application, please click on the links below. To download a copy of our Handbook for the Care & Restoration of Historic Properties in Downtown Watertown, click on the link at right.

Facade Beautification Success Stories

Sandra D's Bridal & Tuxedo, 115 E. Main St.
Before
Conceptual Rendering
After
Salon Anvi, building owned by Deerfield Properties, 202 W. Main St.
Before
Historic Appearance
After
2 Rivers Bicycle & Outdoor, 2 E. Main St. 
Storefront Before
Storefront After

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