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By Jane Smith

While Delray Beach residents were meeting about the future of Old School Square, Boca Raton Museum of Art officials who were getting a second look at operating Delray’s Cornell Art Museum decided they were no longer interested in the gi

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What is wrong with the Delray Beach commissioners?  They have as a whole completely ruined the award-winning small town of Delray Beach. It has been ruined and they are all to blame. 
With their approved overdevelopment, the city has, in a mere coupl

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By Jane Smith

Delray Beach commissioners have not settled on a plan yet for how best to use the Cornell Museum of Art at Old School Square during the fast-approaching summer season.
Following a May 17 commission workshop on the subject, City Manager T

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10527715899?profile=RESIZE_710xFrom outdoor movies and concerts, to green markets and nature hikes, we want to soak up as much open-air activity as possible before hurricane season settles in and the oppressive heat and humidity drive us indoors. Searching for ideas? Look no furth

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By Jane Smith

Delray Beach city commissioners switched course in early April and rejected a plan by the Boca Raton Museum of Art to run operations at the Cornell Art Museum.
Instead, the commission will hold a workshop May 17 at City Hall and invite o

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By Jane Smith

The Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency is demanding the return of $187,500 it gave to the former operators of the Old School Square campus that is the cultural heart of the city’s downtown.
The CRA board, composed of the five ci

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10165157080?profile=RESIZE_584xVolunteers and staff remove records, furniture and personal items from Old School Square on Feb. 11. Many larger items were sold on site. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

 

Related Story: Boca art museum in talks to take over Cornell Museum

By Jane Smith

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Related Story: CRA demands financial records from departed Old School Square management

By Jane Smith

The Boca Raton Museum of Art is in talks to take over the operations of the Cornell Art Museum on the Delray Beach Old School Square campus.
City Ma

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By Jane Smith

Residents and art patrons waiting to hear about Delray Beach’s plans for its 4-acre Old School Square campus will have to wait until the Feb. 8 City Commission meeting.
At the Feb. 1 meeting, City Manager Terrence Moore told commissione

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By Jane Smith

With a lawsuit looming and no suitors to manage Delray Beach’s historic arts and culture center, the city is trying to cobble together a team to manage the Old School Square campus once the lease — canceled last year by the city — expir

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Related Story: Old School Square announces new chair, board members

By Jane Smith

The city and the managers of the Old School Square Center for the Arts Inc. are parting ways. The only question remaining is when.
The separation between the city and t

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The day after the Delray Beach City Commission rejected a rezoning request that would have allowed a three-story building on the lots immediately west of Doc’s All American restaurant, the owner of Doc’s withdrew an application to list the iconic eat

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Management company could be forced out by Thanksgiving

By Jane Smith

After shutting down all activities, the Old School Square Center for the Arts managers late last month announced a series of free, community concerts which is almost certain to test

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The Cornell Art Museum has been the centerpiece of Old School Square for decades. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

RELATED STORY: Delray Beach: Nonprofit’s pattern of accounting flaws at heart of city’s decision

By Jane Smith

The decision to terminate t

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9624378280?profile=RESIZE_710xWith renovations halted at the Crest Theatre, a private donor asked to have her unused contributions returned. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

RELATED STORY: Delray Beach: End to Old School Square lease unveils history of controversy

By Larry Keller

Del

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