Art Lofts Of West Village In Lake Worth Announces Purchase Assistance To Artist Households

The Art Lofts of West Village in Lake Worth announces purchase assistance is available.  Eight new townhomes with ground level studios are under construction and will be sold to Artist households. Purchase assistance is available to qualified buyers, if you or a member of your household is an artist and can afford a mortgage of approximately $150,000.  This is phase 2 of 20 total live-work townhomes in the West Village located at the corner of Lucerne Avenue and F Street across from the Lake Worth Arts Center. 

 

 

 

 

“Artist” – an individual with a record of professional accomplishment demonstrated through continuous public presentation and peer acceptance as either an emerging artist of outstanding promise or as an established artist with a recognized body of work. A determination of “artist” status is dependent on experience, reputation and achievements verified through a resume, letters of recommendation and support materials. Determination can also be made by the applicant’s job description and years working in an art-related field. This could include such trades or occupations as architect, graphic and web designers, theater, teaching in an art-related field, writers, interior decorators and others that work in an art-professional field. An “artist” does not have to work full-time as an artist but those that do not must have a professional and recognized body of work. Presentation to a screening committee is required.

 

 

 

The Rickie Report shares this Call for Artists to join 12 current resident artists in the West Village of Lake Worth. Each townhome includes street level studio space with attached garage, 2 bedrooms and 2 ½ baths. Delivery is planned for Early 2018. We share the details here and contact information. This is an amazing opportunity!

 

 

 

Construction is underway!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please visit our website to find out more about the property.

www.artloftslw.com

Michael Pecar
Real Estate Development Director
Neighborhood Renaissance, Inc.
cell (305) 401-7405

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A Call For Artists To Join 12 Current Resident Artist In West Village of Lake Worth – Only 4 Openings Remain

The Rickie Report shares this Call for Artists to join 12 current resident artists in the West Village of Lake Worth.  There are only 4 remaining spots available from a total of 8 new live/work townhomes that are coming to the West Village, to be sold to artists. Each townhome includes street level studio space with attached garage, 2 bedrooms and 2 ½ baths. Delivery is planned for Early 2018.  We share the details here and contact information.  This is an amazing opportunity!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Visit www.artloftslw.com for floor plans, renderings and applications.

 

For questions you may call Michael Pecar at Neighborhood Renaissance, Inc., 561-832-6776 x100.

Michael Pecar
Real Estate Development Director
Neighborhood Renaissance, Inc.
cell (305) 401-7405

 

 

 

 

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

Rickie@therickiereport.com   561-537-0291

17019 SW Sapri Way   Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

Applications Being Taken For Artist Townhomes With Studio Space In Lake Worth

The Rickie Report shares a Call For Artist Townhomes with Studio Space In Lake Worth.  Neighborhood Renaissance is accepting applications to purchase townhomes in Lake Worth’s new art-oriented West Village located at Lucerne Avenue and F Street across from the Lake Worth Arts Center. Applications will be reviewed in the order received so time is limited.  Please share this with artists who live out of our area, as this is an opportunity that few cities offer! The Public is invited to Meet the current West Village Artists December 7th through December 23rd at a number of events.  We share all the details here.

 

 

 

 

Meet the current West Village artists

At their show in the Arts Center (AKA – Armory Annex)

From December 7th through December 23rd

 

 

 

Event schedule available on Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/urbanartslofts/

 

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www.artloftslw.com

 

  • Work/Create Ground floor studio with street access and bath room Live Light and bright open floor plans.

  • Each home is individually owned, not a condo

  • Sleep Two spacious master bedrooms each with en suite baths

  • Park Garage with 1 tandem parking space

  • Conserve Built to certified Green building standards.

  • Impact windows and doors.

 

www.artloftslw.com

 

A Community of 8 new townhomes (to join 12 art lofts already sold to artists)
 Ground floor studio space with street visibility and access
 Priced from $230’s to $245’s (purchase assistance avail for qualified buyers)
 Must meet definition of an “artist” (income restrictions apply)
 Located at the NE corner of Lucerne Avenue and North F Street
 Armory Arts Annex across Lucerne Avenue
 Sales will close in the Fall 2017~

~ Taking Applications now!

 

 

VISIT WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND APPLICATION

WWW.ARTLOFTSLW.COM

OR

CALL MICHAEL AT 561.832.6776 X100

 

 

 

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact The Rickie Report at:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

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Rickie@therickiereport.com  561-537-0291

Lake Worth, In The Heart Of The Arts Offers Affordable Housing A Mile From The Beach For Artists

Have you always wanted to live a mile from the beach but never thought you could afford it?  The Rickie Report shares information about the next phase of live-work homes for artists in Lake Worth’s West Village.  We hope you will share this article with artists around the country, as Palm Beach County’s recognition as a creative hub continues to grow!

 

 

 

 

 

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Background:

 

The Lake Worth CRA developed a strategic approach to redeveloping the district several years ago. The Program to assist with this approach was called the Cultural Renaissance Program. Since that time the name changed to LULA, Lake Worth Arts. While the CRA worked on the development of the LULA program, the Agency also focused on several undertakings. These included the attraction of the Palm Beach County Cultural Council to the downtown, the attraction of an urban Publix, purchase of the 1000 Lake Avenue Building to serve as a future artist/cultural center and the awarding of over $23 Million in Neighborhood Stabilization funds for the development of workforce and affordable housing.

 

 

 

 

The development of the Urban Arts Lofts exemplifies a synergy between the two programs. The Lofts provide much needed live/work space for artists of all disciplines and safe, conveniently-located affordable housing, close to the downtown. The project was certified by the Florida Green Building Coalition. The Agency and its partners believe it is best for the City and for the long term users of these units that funds be spent on keeping the units affordable and includes sustainable materials and elements ensuring low utility costs.

 

 

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Phase 1 was 12 town homes built in 2013. All the original buyers are still residents. The construction of the Urban Arts Lofts (UAL) was a true community development project, consisting of 12, brand new, two-story live/work lofts in the heart of the City of Lake Worth. The three essential elements of this project included: style, sustainability and affordability. The goal of the UAL is to provide workspace along with affordable housing. The complimentary outcomes include the development of lots that had been blighted and underutilized for many years, the development of energy efficient/green units that will help market the City and a real focus on setting the standard for quality opportunity housing within the City. The UAL is located adjacent to public transportation, work opportunities, and natural and cultural amenities. UAL is located on the corner of Lucerne Avenue and F Street in Lake Worth Florida.

 

 

 

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For more information about the artist residents:

The current community periodically opens their studios to the public.

https://www.facebook.com/urbanartslofts/

 

For the application:

The attached application explains the requirements for buyers of Phase 2. The townhomes will be priced from $230,000 up to $245,000. The following is from LULA.

http://www.lakewortharts.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=136&Itemid=545

 

 

For more information about this opportunity please contact: 

Michael Pecar, Real Estate Development Director

Neighborhood Renaissance, Inc.

510 24th Street  Suite A

West Palm Beach, FL 33407

cell (305) 401-7405    (561) 832-6776 x 100
(561) 832-0483 fax
michaelp@neighborhoodrenaissance.org
www.neighborhoodrenaissance.org

 

 

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

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Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Armory Art Center Annex Exhibition And Grand Opening Features “Discovering Our New World”

The Armory Annex in Lake Worth reopens its doors to host “Discovering Our New World”. For this photographic exhibit the Armory is privileged to collaborate with the renowned Palm Beach Photographic Centre of West Palm Beach. The show is part of the Photographic Centre’s “Picture My World” program. The exhibit features photographs taken by the children, who emigrated from Central America to the United States last year as part of a large influx of unaccompanied minors. The teens all now reside in Lake Worth and attend Palm Beach County schools.  The Rickie Report shares the details here and urges you to go and see the United States throughout the eyes of newcomers.

 

 

 

 

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The Annex is located at

1121 Lucerne Avenue, Lake Worth, FL 33460

 

 

 

Armory Art Center Annex

Exhibition and Grand Opening Features:

 

 

“Discovering  Our New  World”

Free Public Opening Reception:

Thursday, November 12, 2015

6 – 9 pm

Exhibition runs November 13-December 5, 2015

Gallery Hours:

Monday-Saturday    9:00 am-4:00 pm

Armory Annex

1121 Lucerne Avenue    Lake Worth, FL 33460

armoryart.org

 

 

Images were selected from hundreds made over a nine-month period in which the teens, all recent immigrants from Central America, and their mentors met weekly to explore their new home of Lake Worth. Fifty photographic prints are accompanied by journal entries in English and Spanish. The entries provide insight into the children’s perilous journey to be reunited with family members.

 

 

 

 

 

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PHOTO CREDIT: © Javier, Age 15 

 

The Armory is fortunate to have use of the Annex building through the Lake Worth CRA for the purpose of enhancing the Lake Worth arts community. Armory Art Center programming and exhibitions began September 2, 2014, and ran through the season until it was temporarily closed over the summer for significant CRA renovations. The Armory’s Executive Director Kim Harty and Director of Education and Exhibitions Liza Niles have had ongoing dialogue with Lake Worth community leaders and arts groups in discovering better ways for the Armory Annex to serve the local Lake Worth community.

 

 
The Annex is located at 1121 Lucerne Avenue, Lake Worth, FL 33460, across from CRA sponsored artist’s lofts and adjacent to the Lake Worth Central American community. Kim Harty said, “This exhibition is a perfect fit for the area. Local children will have their work and writings exhibited, and the families will be attending the exhibition and participating in the opening celebration. The arts community will enjoy this important exhibition.” Fatima Nejame, Director of the Photographic Centre, commented, “The project has built these children’s self esteem through the arts of photography and writing. This exhibit gives a powerful voice to a group previously voiceless.”

 

 

 

Armory Art Center:

 

The mission of the Armory Art Center is to inspire the creation and experience of art. The Armory’s vision is to be Palm Beach County’s leading visual arts education and exhibition center. Housed in an historic Art Deco building, the Armory provides art classes for students of all ages, exhibitions, art salons, lectures, and special events. Twenty exhibitions are hosted annually in three galleries. Nearly 100 courses held in 12 state-of-the-art studios are offered including ceramics, digital arts, drawing, glass fusing, jewelry, painting, printmaking, fibers, sculpture, and more. For more information, visit www.armoryart.org or call 561-832-1776 x33.

 

 

 

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