The Black Business Investment Corp. and Prospera are offering workshops and coaching sessions funded by a grant from the CRA.
The Lakeland Community Redevelopment Agency initiated 105 projects in the city’s three redevelopment districts in 2021 and completed 49. They ranged from murals in Dixieland to The Well entrepreneur center on Parker Street to affordable housing projects at Twin Lakes and Vermont Place.
A six-day-a-week food truck park combined with a small dog park and a comfortable bar is a Lakeland agency’s latest idea to continue redeveloping the Parker Street neighborhood just north of downtown. That idea came a bit closer to reality Thursday when a city board made a formal recommendation that Lakeland’s Community Redevelopment Agency spend […]
An urban farm under construction at the Mass Market redevelopment project in the Parker Street neighborhood will teach Lakeland Christian School students about food production and become a venue for community workshops, according to the teacher promoting the idea.
The colorful street mural marks the East Main Street gateway to downtown Lakeland in an area that city planners envision as Lakeland’s design district. It was painted Sunday by students from Harrison School for the Arts and Rochelle School of the Arts. Source: Vimeo: City of Lakeland
Students from Harrison School for the Arts and Rochelle School of the Arts painted a mural on the roadway at the intersection of East Main Street and Ingraham Avenue Sunday to mark Lakeland’s emerging Design District | Background