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Opa-locka Community Development Corp.

Opa-locka, Fla.
$1 million



The community development corporation creates affordable housing, stimulates economic development and incorporates arts-based placemaking strategies to improve the quality of life for residents in the Opa-locka and North Miami-Dade County communities. A two-year grant supports the integration of community-generated art into the installation of shady pedestrian oases with artistic elements along Ali Baba Avenue and supports the renovation of a vacant warehouse into an artists’ residency complex.