The Little Leaders Learning Academy and Church of Christ Sixth Street.

The Midtown Commerce Center is an office, performance, rehearsel, gallery and special events space along Sistrunk Boulevard.

The Provident project at 610-618 NW 9th Avenue involved the retrofit of five deteriorated storefronts into Class A retail space. The name pays homage to the historic Provident Hospital, which was founded in 1938 by Dr. James Sistrunk and Dr. Von Mizell. The Provident was Ft. Lauderdale’s first medical facility for African Americans.

The Pharmacy at 900, 914 and 930 Sistrunk Boulevard is a three-building complex that was renovated into retail, office and co-working space. Named in honor of the complex’s original 1960s use, the renovation project was completed for $1,757,000. The complex is home to the CRA offices and the City of Fort Lauderdale Housing and Community Development Division.

Completed in 2012, the Shoppes On Arts Avenue is a 35,190 square foot shopping center situated at the intersection of Sistrunk Boulevard and Avenue of Arts.

Completed in 2020, the SIX13 is a $42 million, 142 unit luxury apartment complex with 5,991 square feet of ground floor retail space. It is the first major building to constructed west of the Florida East Coast railway along Sistrunk Boulevard.

The Sistrunk Marketplace & Brewery is a food hall occupying a 23,000 square foot warehouse along Sistrunk Boulevard and the Florida East Coast railway.

Along Sistrunk Boulevard, traffic control box wraps highlight the history of the Sistrunk corridor.

Between 2010 and 2012, the City of Fort Lauderdale completed the Sistrunk Boulevard Streetscape and Enhancement project at the cost of $13 million. The scope of work focused on the modification of Sistrunk Boulevard from US 1 to Northwest 24th Avenue including installation of water lines, sanitary sewer system, drainage system modification, force main abandonment, under grounding of existing over head utilities, construction of concrete and paver sidewalks, installation of textured decorative asphalt at cross walks and intersections, installation of landscaping and irrigation system, modification of traffic signs and signals, installation of street and pedestrian lighting and installation of bus shelters.

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