ArtPlace America, which distributes grants that “accelerate creative placemaking across the country,” has announced the 54 recipients for grants in 2013-14. Washington recipients are:
–Capitol Hill Housing Foundation’s 12th Avenue Arts project, $150,000, aiding the foundation’s transformation of a 29,000-square-foot parking lot on Capitol Hill into a mixed-use development combining arts, housing, retail and public safety.
–Makah Tribe’s Neah Bay Village Longhouse Commons, $500,000, for the tribe’s year-round indoor/outdoor community gathering and performance space, along the planned Waterfront Trail in Neah Bay.
–Uniontown Community Development Association’s Creativity Center, $362,000; the money will aid the Whitman County group’s expansion of the Creativity Center and public art installations.