Posted by George Abbott
Knight Cities Challenge winners from 2015 and 2016 convene in Philadelphia.
During this contentious election season one theme has remained constant across party lines: an unshakeable belief in the American power to innovate. We at Knight Foundation also believe that good ideas can come from anywhere, and anyone. It’s ...
Feb. 11, 2015, 1:45 p.m., Posted by Carol Coletta
Do you ever look at an abandoned building in your city and think, why doesn’t someone fix that up? Do you ever imagine that you might be the one to bring it back to life?
Avra Jain is a Miami-based real estate investor and developer. Her latest project is the redevelopment of the famous Vagabond Motel in the up-and-coming MiMo Biscayne Boulevard Historic District, and she has advice for would-be developers.
Here are five things you should know from Avra Jain on real estate revitalization:
Feb. 11, 2015, 1:14 p.m., Posted by lweinhagen
Feb. 11, 2015, 12:40 p.m., Posted by Rhett Del Campo
Photo courtesy of New World Symphony.
Rhett Del Campo is managing director of Seraphic Fire, a 2013 winner of Knight Arts Challenge South Florida.
Knight Foundation has invested $100 million in South Florida the last seven years. The cost of all cultural facilities South Florida has built in the last 10 years totals almost $1 billion. It’s hard to imagine any other other region in America is being this aggressive.
These numbers alone make South Florida deserving of international attention. Howard Herring, president and CEO of the New World Symphony, made these points at Classical South Florida’s Fifth Annual Leadership Gala Luncheon, which recognized the recipients of the Sanford L. and Dolores Ziff Honors for Outstanding Contributions to the Arts, which included the New World Symphony.
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