LaFrance Apartments: Preserving Delray’s History

If you look amongst the polished and newly-constructed buildings dotted along the Avenue and throughout Downtown Delray, you’ll find bits and pieces of Delray’s history that shine in their own way. One of those buildings is the La France Hotel, and it has a beautifully storied past.    The LaFrance Hotel was the only African-American…

Walk This Way with the CRA

One of the reasons why Downtown Delray Beach is so amazing is the accessibility. Not only does the downtown space boast have multiple places to park, Atlantic Avenue features wide sidewalks to encourage visitors and locals to walk once they’re out of their cars.    Making it easier for pedestrians to enjoy the city and…

2020 Outlook: Let’s Get Excited

The Delray Beach CRA is proud to announce that they approved the budget for the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 at their latest board meeting on September 10, 2019. This budget will help to provide funding for the many community-wide improvements, with the main focus on infrastructure.  The CRA is committed to funding part or all of…

Meet Renee: Leading the CRA’s Mission

She was born in Connecticut and grew up in Davie. But, thankfully for us, the Assistant Director position at the Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency brought Renee Jadusingh to Delray in February 2018. It’s only been a year and a half, but there’s a whole future ahead of her, and the City.    “Being able…

Corey Isle: Making Housing a Home

There is no ignoring the fact that downtown Delray Beach is booming. There’s new construction on several corners and streets around Atlantic Avenue, including retail, dining, hotels and more. While all of this construction means growth and development for the City and the ever-increasing tourist community, the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) also wanted to make…

Shop outside the box at the Arts Warehouse Winter Market

Parking versus walking. Mass-produced items versus one-of-a-kind finds. Supporting major brands versus supporting local makers and shakers. Not really that difficult of a decision in our opinion! The Arts Warehouse invites you to their Fall/Winter Market, where you’ll be privy to the handmade, locally-made and excitingly-made items from all of your favorite and soon-to-be favorite…