Downtown Lee's Summit Main Street

About Downtown Lee's Summit Main Street

Downtown Lee’s Summit Main Street, Inc. (DLSMS) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to the revitalization and historic preservation of Downtown Lee’s Summit. DLSMS follows the Main Street Four-Point Approach to commercial district revitalization and is an accredited Main Street program through the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Main Street Center. The Downtown Days...Streets Alive! festival is the major fundraiser for DLSMS, allowing it to continue to fulfill its mission of keeping downtown the healthy & vibrant heart of the Lee's Summit community.

About Downtown Lee's Summit

Downtown Lee’s Summit is a vibrant commercial district located just 20 miles southeast of Kansas City, Missouri. Downtown is the heart of the Lee’s Summit community, and is the gathering place for community events throughout the year. In 2010, Downtown Lee’s Summit was named a Great American Main Street Award Winner by the National Trust for Historic Preservation for achievements in downtown revitalization. It is one of the best downtowns in the nation!

With over 60 retail & specialty shops and restaurants, Downtown Lees Summit is a great place to shop for home décor, jewelry, clothing and more. Bars and restaurants range from upscale wine bars to laid-back rock n' roll joints. New residential lofts and adjacent historic neighborhoods also make Downtown Lee's Summit an excellent place to call home. Rich in history, Downtown Lee's Summit is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Its strong ties to the railroad continue to this day - visitors can hop on a passenger train at the downtown Amtrak station.

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