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Important Notice: CRA Building Closed for MaintenanceRead More

Important Notice: CRA Building Closed for Maintenance

March 22, 2018

Staff members can be reached on their mobile phones during this time, or by calling the Bo Diddley Plaza kiosk at (352)377-5444.

The CRA is Seeking Advisory Board Members!Read More

The CRA is Seeking Advisory Board Members!

March 6, 2018

The Gainesville Community Redevelopment Agency is seeking members for its following boards: Eastside Redevelopment Advisory Board (2) and Fifth Avenue Pleasant Street Redevelopment Advisory Board (2).

Construction of Merieux Facility at Cornerstone Has Begun!Read More

Construction of Merieux Facility at Cornerstone Has Begun!

January 23, 2018

Cornerstone is a commercial focused mixed-use complex with space for up to ten new buildings, aiming to retain GTEC graduates and attract new businesses to the area.

A. Quinn Jones Museum & Cultural Center to Receive Cultural Heritage AwardRead More

A. Quinn Jones Museum & Cultural Center to Receive Cultural Heritage Award

November 7, 2017

The A Quinn Jones Museum & Cultural Center was selected to receive the Florida Redevelopment Association’s (FRA) Roy F Kenzie award for Cultural Enhancement.

Heartwood Groundbreaking Ceremony to be held October 11Read More

Heartwood Groundbreaking Ceremony to be held October 11

September 29, 2017

Heartwood, located at 1717 SE 8th Avenue, is a new, 15 acre neighborhood located in the heart of East Gainesville.

Depot Park is Recognized at the International Making Cities Livable ConferenceRead More

Depot Park is Recognized at the International Making Cities Livable Conference

September 28, 2017

Depot Park was selected for the final jury for Public Places for Community, Democratic Dialogue, Health, and Equity.

Depot Park on “CitiesSpeak”Read More

Depot Park on “CitiesSpeak”

September 21, 2017

Depot Park was featured on the National League of Cities’ website.

Improving the Visitor Experience at Depot ParkRead More

Improving the Visitor Experience at Depot Park

June 28, 2017

As Depot Park approaches its one year anniversary, additions that will improve the visitor experience are underway.

Depot Park, the Historic Depot Building, and the Share the Road Bike Memorial recognized by the City Beautification BoardRead More

Depot Park, the Historic Depot Building, and the Share the Road Bike Memorial recognized by the City Beautification Board

May 1, 2017

Each year the Gainesville City Beautification Board recognizes places that contribute to the enhancement of the community.

Cornerstone Groundbreaking Ceremony Signifies Growth in East GainesvilleRead More

Cornerstone Groundbreaking Ceremony Signifies Growth in East Gainesville

April 26, 2017

The Gainesville CRA held a groundbreaking Ceremony for the Cornerstone Community Initiative on Tuesday, April 25th, 2017.

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