The Island’s only year-round ferry port, Vineyard Haven never closes up shop in the winter as other towns do. Tiny streets radiate from Main and Franklin, built with a mix of Federal, Greek Revival, and Cape Cod—style houses. The William Street historic district runs just off Main Street through the center of town.


Downtown/Historic District in the News

Main Street Vineyard Haven Redecorates

Vineyard Haven: Sights and Sounds of a Town Awakening

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A Main Street Staple for 28 Years, Bramhall & Dunn to Close

No Reservations on Art of Picnicking

Edu Comp Building Changes Hands
A real estate developer completed his purchase of the former Edu Comp property last week, paying $2.4 million for the familiar red brick building at the head of Vineyard Haven’s Main street.
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MVC Wrestles With Tisbury Demolition
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission decided Thursday not to review a demolition on Hatch Road in Vineyard Haven, amid wide-ranging discussion about tear-downs.
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Revised Plan for Edu Comp Building Sparks More Questions
A scaled-backed building and a slew of unfinished details were on the table for more discussion when the developer who wants to expand the former Edu Comp building presented a revised plan to the MVC.
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MVC Hearing Opens on Edu Comp Redevelopment
Size, scale, architectural aesthetics and vague arrangements with neighbors over shared use of access roads were all issues when a public hearing opened on a plan to redevelop the former Edu Comp building.
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EduComp Building Buyer Seeks Major Expansion
Major redevelopment plans are on the drawing board for the former Edu-Comp building at the head of Main street Vineyard Haven, with a prospective buyer seeking approval to gut and renovate the existing brick building.
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Mad Martha’s Ice Cream Stores Change Hands
The Mad Martha’s Ice Cream stores have been sold for $6 million, marking a new era for the iconic 50-year old Island business. The sale of three properties closed May 13.
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Stone Bank Redevelopment Plan Wins Swift Approval
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission unanimously approved a major redevelopment plan at the site of the former Santander Bank in downtown Vineyard Haven, calling it innovative.
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MVC Conducts Speedy Review of Stone Bank Development
Developer Sam Dunn wants to turn the historic stone bank property in downtown Vineyard Haven into a mixed-use condominium and commercial development.
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Major Redevelopment Proposed for Stone Bank in Vineyard Haven
Noah Asimow
Plans to transform the former Santander Bank property on Main street Vineyard Haven into a mixed-use condominium and commercial development are now before the MVC.
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71 State Road - Vineyard Haven
Wallace & Co. | Sotheby’s International Realty
A truly spectacular residence with rooms of gracious proportion and grand scale, plentiful natural light, modern amenities, and exquisite craftsmanship in a recent renovation.
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