City Commissioner Phillip Walker suggested the city buy an abandoned house on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and turn it into a cultural enrichment center that could help bridge ethnic and cultural divides. Other commissioners suggested the center be placed in a historic building on Lake Morton when it’s vacated by the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce, which is looking for new quarters.

Source: Bay News 9

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