Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Falls Church - New Arts District

Missy Frederick reports in the Washington Business Journal that Falls Church has approved a new Arts District.
Communities across the Washington area are investigating the concept of arts districts as catalysts for economic development.

Proponents say tax and building incentives in the districts can lure developers to build artist space, spur the growth of artistic venues and draw more people to arts-related events.

The most recent advocate is Falls Church, where the City Council voted in early August to establish an arts and cultural district.

Read more Here.