Tallahassee moves ahead with Sheridan performing arts center at Northwood

Tallahassee moves ahead with Sheridan performing arts center at Northwood

Workers begin working from the inside-out as they begin to take apart the Northwood Centre  in preparation for the site becoming the future Tallahassee Police Department headquarters Wednesday, June 23, 2021.

Metropolis commissioners are possible to go forward with ideas to incorporate a undertaking arts facility into the improvement of the previous Northwood Centre, donating many acres to a philanthropic firm.

City workers is asking commissioners to approve negotiations with the Sheridan Basis, operated by Tallahassee philanthropists Michael H. Sheridan and Judy W. Sheridan, who have designed a proposal to assemble a publicly-available theater when the Northwood Centre web page is redeveloped. 

Commissioners are established to get an update on ideas for the 30-acre web page wedged concerning Monroe and Tharpe streets which is set to be the new residence of the Tallahassee Law enforcement Office. The Tallahassee Metropolis Fee satisfies at 3 p.m. Wednesday on the 2nd floor of Town Corridor.

A crew begins the process of demolishing the Northwood Centre to make way for the new Tallahassee Police Department headquarters Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021.

TPD is scheduled to move into the room in Spring 2025.

Before this yr, The Michael H. Sheridan and Judy W. Sheridan Heart for the Arts Basis requested the city to donate 5 acres of land for a $9 million efficiency location on the corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Tharpe Street. The Foundation approached the metropolis about the proposal noting it has roughly $5 million on hand with the intent to raise the rest by way of fundraising initiatives.

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