The budding area is shedding the old Fort Lauderdale image for a Wynwood inspired development
It’s been compared to Wynwood, and a quick stroll through with show you why.
Building-sized murals of Jimi Hendrix and other icons and art pieces cover the walls of buildings, turning the former warehouse spaces and dilapidated buildings into canvases that now house startup breweries and luxury apartment residences just nearby.
It’s something that’s happening in major cities all across the country: former depressed areas getting a new injection of life, walking traffic and entrepreneurship by bringing in hot new ideas, unique business models and art.
So far, everyone seems to think it’s working.
“I love the area because it’s an artsy, popped-up area with new food and new people,” she said. “It’s like a mini village.” says designer Ali Grief, owner of has Montce – a swimwear store in Flagler Village since 2013.