The City of Gulf Breeze’s recent $30 million request for BP oil spill funds is part of a push to solve its identity crisis.
The beachy hamlet of about 6,000 souls “currently lacks a ‘Town Center,’” according to the makeover proposal submitted by City Manager Samantha Abell.
Creating a new civic and commercial core would essentially mean a form of urban renewal that would transform the most visible sector of the city—including the relocation of the Gulf Breeze High School football and baseball stadiums away from Highway 98.
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