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Depot Park earns $60,000 Capital City Bank grant for Adventure Play Area

Depot Park visitors will now have some much needed protection from the Florida heat!

Depot Park earns $60,000 Capital City Bank grant for Adventure Play Area

Depot Park visitors will now have some much needed protection from the Florida heat! We're thrilled to announce that Capital City Bank's non-profit foundation has graciously contributed $60,000 towards constructing a much-needed shade structure next to the Depot Park custom splash pad and adventure play area! (pictured from left to right: City Manager Anthony Lyons; CRA Project Manager Nathalie McCrate; CRA Project Manager Cindi Harvey; Capital City Bank Chairman, President, & CEO William G. Smith, Jr.; Interim CRA Director Sarah Vidal-Finn; CRA Board Chair & Commissioner Craig Carter)

Power District RFQ!

After years of community engagement and advanced technical studies, the City of Gainesville is seeking partners to redevelop 17-acres of vacant, former industrial land in Southeast Gainesville!

Power District RFQ!

After years of community engagement and advanced technical studies, the City of Gainesville is seeking partners to redevelop 17-acres of vacant, former industrial land in Southeast Gainesville! 

Rejuvenated Bo Diddley Plaza will officially re-open on March 1, 2016

The CRA will be hosting a ribbon-cutting for the renovated Bo Diddley Plaza on Thursday March 10th! Come share the moment, grab some coffee and we’ll meet you in front of the water wall!

Rejuvenated Bo Diddley Plaza will officially re-open on March 1, 2016

The CRA will be hosting a ribbon-cutting for the renovated Bo Diddley Plaza on Thursday March 10th! Come share the moment, grab some coffee and we’ll meet you in front of the water wall! Learn more about the renovations here. ‪#‎heartGNV‬

CRA recognized for Southern Charm Kitchen partnership & Porters Community Improvements

Project honored with a state “Out-of-the-Box” award from the Florida Redevelopment Association, a statewide community revitalization nonprofit organization.

CRA recognized for Southern Charm Kitchen partnership & Porters Community Improvements

GAINESVILLE, Fla.– What do a contemporary Southern cuisine restaurant and a sidewalk project have in common? Both are local urban revitalization efforts that were recognized at the state and regional level this fall.

Painting Party

Painting Party will brighten up the Duval Neighborhood on October 16 & 17

Painting Party

GAINESVILLE, Fla.– A quiet, tree-canopied street in the Duval Community will come to life next weekend when the Gainesville Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA), residents and two nonprofits join forces to paint six neighboring houses on NE 11th Place.

CRA expands program to improve houses Downtown

The first recipient of the Gainesville Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA)’s Downtown residential paint program.

CRA expands program to improve houses Downtown

GAINESVILLE, Fla.–A house in the Porters Community will receive a makeover this weekend, as the first recipient of the Gainesville Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA)’s Downtown residential paint program.