FUTURE ARTS CORRIDOR?: Little Rock gets grant for design.

  • FUTURE ARTS CORRIDOR?: Little Rock gets grant for design.

The city of Little Rock has received a $150,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to help encourage creation of a corridor for the arts on Main Street. The grant will pay for design worked aimed at rehabbing four vacant buildings across Main from the Arkansas Repertory Theatre for use by arts organizations.

In time — and presumably with deal more of as yet unspecified additional financial support — project supporters hope for revitalization of the street with housing, arts groups such as the symphony and ballet and a gallery for artists.

The city news release: