Tag Archives: Gainesville Community Redevelopment Agency

Steamers Makes A Comeback, Opening In Bo Diddley Plaza

By on April 1st, 2015 | Last updated: April 6, 2015 at 3:52 pm

Four years after it closed, Steamers restaurant is back again with a new location. Owner Artie Guy is bringing the restaurant back to Gainesville in Bo Diddley Plaza. Set for an opening in May, the dining place will be in a central hub amid plaza renovations.

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Bo Diddley Plaza Renovations Bring In New Era

By 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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Additional Parking, Lighting and Community Access Planned For Midtown Area

By 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.

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Gainesville Partnership Gives New Life to Old Homes

By 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.

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Open House for Bo Diddley Redevelopment Tomorrow

By 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 […]

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Cotton Club Renovation Seeks Community Support with Free Tours

By 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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Gainesville CRA takes next step in city’s vision for the power district

By 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 […]

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