Revitalize Sitka mixes community and commerce

Improvements to downtown Sitka have been discussed before, usually in the context of cruise ship tourism. But cruise tourism has been on a ten-year decline in Sitka, and the conversation about downtown revitalization this time may have more to do with community than commerce. Melissa Danville is a downtown retailer and Monique Anderson is a landscape architect; both became involved with the Revitalize Sitka effort after it was named a top priority at last fall’s Sitka Health Summit.

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