NE 8th Avenue & Waldo Road Improvements

Location:  NE Waldo Road and 8th Avenue

Key Partners:  CAPER (Lead), Community Stakeholders, City of Gainesville


The area around the intersection of NE 8th Avenue and Waldo Road, Citizens Field, and the Martin Luther King Jr. Multipurpose Center was identified as a priority area during community engagement for the GCRA 10 Year Reinvestment Plan. This is is a major effort that requires multiple partnerships and much community engagement. Feasibility research is underway with community engagement planned in the future. The GCRA’s primary role in this initiative is to fund and coordinate property acquisition.