Downtown Danbury will be going a bit nostalgic this Holiday season as the city decorates Main Street with lights that replicate the early 1950's.

According to city officials will be working from a vintage black-and-white photograph depicting Main Street circa 1950  The mayor’s office and City Center Danbury hope to recreate the look of Main Street as it did back in a simpler time.

Photo Credit: The Danbury Museum & Historical Society Authority

The lights will be strung from building to building across Main Street. According to the executive director of City Center P.J. Prunty, "the business owners all said yes". Officials and businesses are hoping it give the street a warm Holiday look and feel.

The city got final approval when the City Council agreed to spend $65,000 on the lights and garland at its meeting last week.