Osceola Park Project in Delray Beach

Osceola Park Project

The Osceola Park Neighborhood has been part of the Downtown Delray Beach framework for decades, and the CRA is excited to be a part of the much-needed upgrades and improvements! Community members can expect to enjoy roadway, alley and utility infrastructure improvements to meet the needs of area residents, businesses and visitors.  To ensure the…

98 NW 5th Avenue, Delray Beach

Project Update: 98 NW 5th Avenue

The Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) is busy as they continue to revamp certain buildings in West Atlantic for improved community use, and their next focus is an existing two-story building located in the Northwest Neighborhood.  Originally, the building was designed as an apartment building with covered parking on the first floor and apartments…

Northeast 3rd Avenue Streetscape Project in Delray Beach

NE 3rd Avenue Streetscape Project

Pineapple Grove Arts District’s Newest Transformation: Northeast Third Avenue If you ask any Delray local or visitor about how long the Pineapple Grove Arts District has been an essential part of the hustle and bustle of Downtown Delray Beach, you’d probably get a response of “always.” But that hasn’t been the case! The Pineapple Grove…

Visual Adjectives

Arts Warehouse Resident, Visual Adjectives

For anyone who is interested in taking their written idea to the next level, the Visual Adjectives team is here to help!  Visual Adjectives is an independent publishing and production company, comprised of a team of publishers, actors, teachers, and artists who call themselves “curators of intellectual properties.” They encourage those who have a book…

Carolyn Quince Court in Delray Beach

Carolyn Quince Court

If you were a City employee in the 1990s and 2000s, or if you were an involved community member, you’d know all about Carolyn Quince Holder. She was a dedicated CRA team member and amazing public servant who focused her efforts on helping to keep our neighborhoods clean and safe.  Holder bravely and fearlessly devoted…

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…