Delray Beach CRA 5th Avenue Cottages

The Historic 5th Avenue Cottages

Two historically significant cottages in the Historic West Settlers District are getting minor repairs in preparation for new tenants, thanks to the Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency.  The Muse House is a historically contributing structure that was a single family dwelling constructed in 1941. The CRA acquired the property in 2009. The Harvel Cottage is…

Tracy Waterlander, CRA Executive Coordinator

Meet Tracy Waterlander, CRA Executive Coordinator

If you’ve ever wondered just how the CRA’s programs, events and meetings get done, or how the various outreach initiatives and community coordination occurs, meet Tracy Waterlander, Executive Coordinator for the CRA.  While her primary role might be to provide high-level administrative assistance and project support to the executive director, she also supports the assistant…

EJS Project, Emanuel “Dupree” Jackson, Jr.

EJS Project: Building Tomorrow’s Leaders

One dedicated community member is making it his life’s mission to be a positive difference for Delray Beach’s youth, and with the help of the Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA), he is achieving his goal.  “I founded the EJS Project back in 2014 when I looked around at certain conditions in my community and…

Artist Dana Donaty

Delray Camera Shop Mural Finds New Life

After spending the past 14 years on the side of the Delray Beach Camera Shop, the ‘Observations’ mural is getting a much-needed facelift and a new home!  If you previously drove south on Second Avenue in Pineapple Grove, you would have certainly noticed the landscape-inspired mural on a building on the West side of the…

Spady Museum

A-GUIDE Grant Recipient: The Spady Museum

Happy Anniversary to the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum, celebrating it’s 20th year as a vital part of Delray Beach’s cultural landscape.  The Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency is proud to have the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum as an A-G.U.I.D.E (Achieving Goals Using Impact Driven Evaluation) Grant Program recipient. This Program is a community development tool…

Delray GreenMarket

The Summer Delray GreenMarket

The Summer GreenMarket is Open!  We’ve all come to know and love the Winter GreenMarket, so now that it’s summer, head to the Summer GreenMarket! The Seventh Annual Summer GreenMarket is open every Saturday until July 31 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and you’re invited to get up close and personal with some of…

Arts Warehouse in Delray Beach

Arts Warehouse Call for Artists

Open Call for Artists!  If you are a visual artist who is in the beginning or mid stages of your career, with a goal to make art your business, the Arts Warehouse would love to have you join their resident program!  The Arts Warehouse is accepting applications from July 1, 2021 to August 15, 2021…

Spady Museum & Arts Garage Juneteenth Event

In an effort to bring awareness and education about the emancipation of enslaved African descendants in the United States, the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum and the Arts Garage teamed up to host the recent Juneteenth Celebration featuring Pat “Mother Blues” Cohen and Dr. Joan Cartwright.  Held Saturday, June 19 from 8 to 10 p.m., both…

Wellbrock House: Historic Designation

After almost two years, the historic Wellbrock House is now receiving it’s much deserved historic designation! The Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) was recently recognized for the designation of the Historic Wellbrock House to the Delray Beach Local Register of Historic Places.  The Wellbrock House was recently relocated from 215 N.E. Seventh Ave. to…