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Downtown Frederick contains a thriving commercial mix—from eclectic stores and restaurants to professional firms and organizations. Over 3,000 employees work in the Main Street area at nearly 700 businesses or organizations. Many work for government institutions that serve as anchors to the downtown economy. Downtown also is home to a wide range of professionals—from the traditional sectors of attorneys, realtors and financial advisors to an innovative creative class of information technology providers, architects, graphic designers and artists. These staff members contribute to a unique blend of history and innovation that differentiates Downtown Frederick from other mid-sized city cores. Finally, employees at downtown’s many nonprofit organizations add civic and humanitarian dimensions to the local economy.