Murals to decorate arch-shaped windows near Lake Worth city hall

LAKE WORTH - — The arch-shaped windows of a historic building west of city hall will be painted with murals in November when the Lake Worth Community Redevelopment Agency kicks off its Nine Arch Mural Project.

Artists selected by a panel will paint murals ranging from a bathing beauty from the early days of Lake Worth to a sea turtle swimming over a reef and abstract works that depict... 

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New NSP2 Website

It’s Finally Here! The New www.lakeworthnsp.org website!

The Lake Worth NSP2 Consortium is proud to announce the release of our newly designed website. By creating www.lakeworthnsp.org, interested parties can access current information regarding the Neighborhood Stabilization Program in Lake Worth.

The Neighborhood Stabilization Program2 (NSP2) was established to stabilize neighborhoods whose viability has been and continues to be damaged by the economic effects of properties that have been foreclosed upon and abandoned.

This site will provide the most recent accomplishments, events, updates on the Urban Arts Lofts (UAL) and the progress of homes being remodeled, as well as new construction.  Potential homebuyers can log onto this site and view a listing of properties ready for rent or purchase, view eligibility requirements and  download the necessary intake forms - all with a few clicks of the mouse. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to become a homeowner in Lake Worth. 

 

Lake Worth city commissioners to see designs for artists' live-work townhouses

LAKE WORTH — Designs for a dozen townhomes intended to provide space for artists to live and work while improving neighborhoods west of Dixie Highway are scheduled to come before city commissioners Tuesday .

Four buildings holding two-bedroom, two-bathroom townhomes with art studios on the ground floor and living space above are being proposed by the city's Community Redevelopment Agency for two sites near Lucerne Avenue and F Street.

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Lake Worth breaks ground for 'urban arts lofts'

LAKE WORTH - — City officials broke ground Friday on a dozen townhomes that are expected to create live-and-work space for artists on two sites at Lucerne Avenue and F Street.

The Urban Arts Lofts project will cost up to $3.5 million and is being paid for with part of a $23.2 million federal Neighborhood Stabilization Program grant that the city's Community Redevelopment Agency and its partners are using to buy, renovate and rebuild foreclosed homes.

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Bands compete for gigs and Lake Worth Playhouse’s benefit

LAKE WORTH - — The sound of songs from Nirvana, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and similar acts filled the Lake Worth Playhouse on Sunday afternoon to the delight of music and art lovers who had gathered there for the inaugural Battle of the Bands.

Eight bands participated in the competition Saturday and Sunday at the Lake Worth Playhouse. The four finalists competed Sunday for the reward of cash and playing engagements.

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