The city, challenged by past promises not kept, said Tuesday it’s putting its money where its mouth is. A combination of state money and matching dollars from the West Palm Beach Community Redevelopment Agency, $1 million in all, will help the CRA buy properties along the troubled Broadway corridor in the Northwood neighborhood.
“That’s $1 million that will go toward breathing new life into the city’s north end,” Mayor Jeri Muoio, flanked by representatives of north-side neighborhood associations, said Tuesday afternoon.
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‘North End Vision’ initiative
State money to buy properties: $250,000
CRA matching money: $450,000
State money for grants to improve properties: $150,000
CRA matching money: $150,000
SOURCE: West Palm Beach CRA