Work Begins On A Major Centre Avenue Development In The Hill District

After more than five years of planning, the New Granada Square Apartments and Retail building broke ground this week in the Hill District.

The $16 million project is a key part of the larger New Granada Square development, which includes restoring the historic New Granada Theater, and is expected to catalyze revitalization of the Centre Avenue corridor, the neighborhood’s commercial and cultural heart.

The development features 5,000 square feet of ground-floor commercial space for businesses and restaurants, with five stories of apartments above. The 40 affordable units will prioritize artists who have connections to the African-American community, according to