Norwalk, Ohio
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Norwalk, Ohio
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Ingredients For A
Thriving Town Center

( Stir well with a lot of civic pride )

  • Banks
  • Barber Shops/Salons
  • Bookshop/Newsstand
  • Clothing Stores
  • Civic Buildings
  • Coffee Shop
  • Delightful architecture
  • Diverse workplaces
  • Fitness Center
  • Flower Shop (preferably a Slow Flowers shop)
  • Free Parking (off-street parking is located behind the buildings that line the streetscape)
  • Furniture Stores (antique and new)
  • Gift Shops
  • Grocery Store (both conventional and organic options)
  • Hardware Store
  • Hiking/Biking Trail access
  • Hotel
  • Housing (quality and diverse housing options that are located within a five minute walk of downtown)
  • Museum
  • Pedestrian-friendly sidewalks, outdoor seating, and gathering places
  • Pharmacies (Western and allopathic)
  • Post Office
  • Public Library
  • Restaurants
  • Tractor trailer traffic is minimal (best to have none at all)
  • Vibrant houses of faith
  • Vintage on-site commercial signage
  • Zero storefront vacancies