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Posted on: April 16, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Lincoln Park Pop-up Community Meeting Scheduled for Tuesday, April 30

Lincoln Park Community Meeting

The City of Fort Pierce invites the community to share input, ideas, and feedback regarding the historic Lincoln Park Avenue D District on Tuesday, April 30 at the Lincoln Theater (1134 Avenue D) from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm.

The meeting will be held on the lawn next to the Lincoln Theater in the heart of Lincoln Park.  It will be an open-house style meeting, the public is invited to stop by anytime between 5:30 pm and 7:00 pm. Topics to be discussed include: beautification, activity generation, economic development, open grant opportunities, community policing and more.

Community partners will also provide information and seek feedback on other Lincoln Park happenings to include:  Lincoln Park Career Pathways Initiative openings, Lincoln Park Main Street business and board member recruitment, and Lincoln Park Young Professionals BOOM! Project.

For those interested but unable to attend, an online survey will be available following the meeting, where you can submit ideas and feedback.

About Lincoln Park Avenue D District

The historic Avenue D Business District is along Avenue D, west of 7th street to 15th street was once a thriving economic center for the African-American citizens. Shops, salons and markets lined the street and created an abundance of activity from residents who lived in the immediate vicinity and beyond. However, for some time now, the area between U.S. Hwy 1 and 25th Street has been in need of revitalization.

City of Fort Pierce staff are working on several different ideas for the district but want to be sure that the city’s vision is aligned with the community’s vision. At the community meeting, there will be an opportunity to learn about what the city has planned for the district and for the community to provide input and brainstorm new ideas.

Contact Caleta Scott at (772)467-3168 or for more information.

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