Home / Development / Gainesville’s downtown scene has become revitalized

Gainesville’s downtown scene has become revitalized

By

This weekend’s Orange and Blue Game will draw thousands of people to Gainesville. That’s exactly what the organizers of the Santa Fe Springs Arts Festival and the Battle of the Bands are happy about. Drawing people to Gainesville’s downtown can mean an “economic boost” for the community. Thirty years ago downtown Gainesville had one-million square feet of empty space and a high crime rate. But as Lauren Buchwald reports, now downtown is thriving with new business after the completion of several remodelling projects:

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

About admin

Check Also

Proposed Gainesville Regional Airport parking expansion

Airport Authority To Discuss Proposed Parking Expansion At Neighborhood Workshop

The Gainesville-Alachua County Regional Airport Authority hosts a neighborhood workshop Tuesday to discuss a proposed expansion of its parking lot in response to an increase in passenger traffic. Airport officials said growth in passenger traffic has resulted in needed improvements.