Welcoming new neighbors on the 600 Block

We had a quick meeting this afternoon to welcome some of our new neighbors to the  block! I haven’t posted anything about the Crislip in a while, but the progress has been fantastic. What started as a simple exterior clean up project to make the block lookbetter has developed into an amazing redevelopment initiative. The owner […]

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More Crislip Arcade news

Our Clean Up Crislip project was a huge success with nearly 70 volunteers who gave their time and talents to clean up the 600 block of Central Avenue. Now that the arcade and adjacent storefronts are empty, there are artists and businesses ready to rent! Progress! See the Times article with the latest news.       […]

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Crislip…. progress?

I’m very happy to report some progress with our little block in downtown St. Pete.(A big thank you to those that signed our petition last year.) Since the article in in November’s Business Journal, it was slow until last month when we met with members of the St. Pete Preservation Society and The Studio @620 to kick our plans into gear. […]

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Another nudge for the Crislip

Our friends at the Tampa Bay Business Journal picked up on our petition to clean up the Crislip Arcade. This could be the nudge we need to make some progress! Businesses seeking action at Crislip Arcade on Central The fate of the historic Crislip Arcade, a 1920s-style mall on Central Avenue, has been undetermined for […]

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Clean up Crislip

I selected downtown St. Pete for my growing business in late 2007, but the condition of Crislip is an embarrassment when my clients and potential clients come to visit. It is important that we create the beautiful, welcoming environment that people expect from our city! The building known as Crislip Arcade, located at the 600 […]

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