About Downtown Marion

Downtown Marion, Inc. is dedicated to the revitalization of downtown Marion as a central hub of the community, restoring it to its former state of functionality, accessibility and profitability. You can learn more at www.downtownmarion.com.

Dreaming is a Form of Planning

“Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.” – Gloria Steinem I think I’m attracted to this quote because I’m generally a pretty positive person.  Negative people who tell me there isn’t anything in Downtown Marion (there are nearly 50 retail venues) or […]

Walkability of the Downtown Area

As you know, we at Downtown Marion, Inc. are dedicated to the revitalization of Downtown Marion.  What becomes even more abundantly clear to us as we progress further into this mission is the important of a vibrant downtown to the city’s overall health.  One of the avenues that draws people in and helps them become […]