By Victoria Messina on February 25th, 2015 | Last updated: February 25, 2015 at 7:24 pm
Bo Diddley Plaza in downtown Gainesville is closing Sunday for renovations. The renovations are expected to last one year and will include additions to the performance area, a new café, an informational kiosk and relocating an existing bus stop.
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Tagged Alachua County Commission, Bo Diddley Community Plaza, CRA, downtown Gainesville, farmers market, frank, Gainesville, Gainesville Community Redevelopment Agency, Grace Marketplace, Jazz, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Pride Parade and Festival, renovation, The Fest, Union Street Farmers Market
By Kai Su on October 1st, 2014 | Last updated: October 1, 2014 at 5:41 pm
The Community Redevelopment Agency plans to break ground next year on NW First Avenue, the street a block north of University Avenue bordering the businesses in Midtown.
By Seantyel Hardy on September 24th, 2014 | Last updated: September 24, 2014 at 4:40 pm
Gainesville’s Community Redevelopment Agency has partnered with Alachua Habitat for Humanity to create the Partnership for Paint program, which helps Gainesville residents update their homes through painting and repairs, for a reduced out-of-pocket fee.
By Hannah Morse on March 26th, 2014 | Last updated: March 26, 2014 at 1:09 pm
The Gainesville Community Redevelopment Agency will host an open house tomorrow for residents and business people to review and give feedback on the redesign of Bo Diddley Plaza. Vidal-Finn, the agency’s manager, said the goal of the design is to […]
By Olivia Langdon on December 6th, 2013 | Last updated: December 6, 2013 at 4:48 pm
The Cotton Club in East Gainesville was once home to acts from B.B. King and Ray Charles. It is now being renovated to house a new museum and cultural center.
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By WUFT News on July 10th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:33 am
Demolition crews will begin work Wednesday morning on the Gainesville Community Redevelopment Agency’s Power District Catalyst Warehouse and site. The site is located at the former Gainesville Regional Utilities warehouse building just east of the Kelly Power Plant. Once demolition is […]
Tagged Catalyst Project, Depot Avenue, Depot Building, Depot Park, Gainesville Community Redevelopment Agency, Gainesville Community Redevelopment Agency's Power District Catalyst Warehouse, Gainesville construction, Gainesville news, Gainesville Regional Utilities, GRU, Kelly Power Plant, Prioria Robotics