HMI is a 501(c) (3) charitable, non-profit corporation funded by private donations and the City of Manassas. Since February 1986, HMI has been leading the revitalization and promotion of Historic Downtown Manassas through preservation-based economic development. HMI is a designated Virginia Main Street Community Partner, and an Accredited National Main Street Center Program Member. Guided by the National Main Street Center’s Four-Point Approach, HMI works collaboratively to develop and implement transformation strategies that contribute to the Historic Downtown’s continued revitalization. HMI also manages Manassas’ Visitor Center and Farmer’s Market.