King Street Businesses, Charleston City Leaders discuss changes to improve safety, experience of King Street

 King Street Businesses, Charleston City Leaders discuss changes to improve safety, experience of King Street

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – King Street business owners are heading up an initiative with the City of Charleston to bring improvements to one of the city’s most important shopping and dining districts in hopes of improving the street’s experience. If approved by City Council, it would establish a partnership between the city and the Charleston Downtown Alliance, a non-profit of King Street business owners.

The private non-profit organization is leading the charge to bring changes to the busy downtown street. City officials say the group brought the idea to city leaders in hopes of making enhancements.

Some of the discussed changes include adding additional security and safety, increasing maintenance projects and adding beautification along the road. Business owners say it’s a needed step to keep King Street flourishing for years to come.

“King Street is a thriving economic engine and we want to do everything…

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