Fith Avenue

Fifth Avenue / Pleasant Street

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Strategic Charter Plans

Located north of University Avenue, between the University of Florida and Downtown, the Fifth Avenue Pleasant Street redevelopment area is home to some the finest historical examples of residential, religious, and educational buildings in Gainesville. These neighborhoods, rooted in a vibrant and colorful past, promise opportunity where a mix of uses can occur in a single corridor, in a manner sensitive to residential occupancy and scale so that residential and commercial uses can exist and thrive together. Additionally, Fifth Avenue Pleasant Street contains an invaluable inventory of some of the most striking styles of vernacular Gainesville architecture found the city. Pleasant Street in particular boasts such a fine collection of historic structures that it has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places. These neighborhoods contribute enormously to Gainesville’s arts and culture with their annual activities and festivals, location within the City, and rich local history.

Key Projects Underway

Completed Projects

A. Quinn Jones Museum

Citizen Advisory Board Members

Board MemberDate of AppointmentTerm Expiration
Yvonne Hinson-Rawls
5/16/2016
6/20/2019
Chris Dolphin
5/16/2016
6/20/2019
Leslie Suskin
5/16/2016
6/20/2019
Dotty Faibisy, Chair
3/17/2014
6/19/2017
Roberta Parks
8/17/2015
6/18/2018
Desmon Walker
8/17/2015
6/18/2018
Dora Mitchell
8/17/2015
6/19/2017

Scheduled Meeting Time for Area Meetings

The Fifth Avenue Pleasant Street Redevelopment Advisory Board meets the 1st Tuesday, every other month at 5:30 p.m. at the CRA, 802 NW 5th Avenue, Suite 200, Gainesville, FL 32601.

FY2014 FAPS Amendatory Budget (10/1/13 - 9/30/14)

Approved by the CRA 2/17/14

Revenues $510,062
Community Initiative Funding $123,713
Prior Investments $226,925
Salary and Benefits
$145,638
Operating Expenses $22,797

Community Redevelopment Areas & Projects- Fifth Avenue / Pleasant Street