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					Neighborhood & Business Services
Façade Improvement Grant Projects
Developed in 1998, the Façade Improvement Grant program has participated in over 100 projects within the eligible program
geography removing blight and improving commercial site conditions in and along the City’s priority business corridors and
business districts. For more information visit our website at
   Zada Janes — 1601 Central Avenue (corner of Central & Thomas)

                       BEFORE             Zada Janes restaurant has become a                                   AFTER
                                          popular eating establishment in Plaza
                                          Midwood. An adaptive reuse of an
                                          old dry cleaning building, the project
                                          included façade renovations as well as
                                          bringing the site into compliance.
                                          With the installation of a shuffleboard
                                          court, the restaurant provides a unique
                                          element of fun to the community.

  1200 Central Avenue

                                    BEFORE                                                 AFTER

  New windows, restored porch, and landscaping including the removal of parking from the setback brought new life to this
  site making it an ideal location for office use.

 2408 Central Avenue


Conversion of old janitorial supplies building to three
retail storefronts. Project included adding new store-
fronts, metal canopies, decorative lighting and
landscaping accents.

  Neighborhood & Business Services
  Façade Improvement Grant Projects (continued)
   1401 Central Avenue (corner of Central & Clement)

                                                 BEFORE                          DURING


Office / retail conversion included extensive
façade renovations: adding storefronts for                            Project also
new retail and                                                        utilized the
dining options                                                        Security Grant
together with                                                         program for
new office                                                            security
opportunities in                                                      cameras (above)
Plaza Midwood.                                                        and controlled
                                                                      access to office
                                                                      units (right).
                                                     Outdoor dining

    1111 Central Avenue (corner of Central & Hawthorne)

BEFORE                                                    AFTER

     Redevelopment of an office/
     warehouse building into new office
     and retail suites.


Description: Financial Assistance for small business owners