500 Festival moving downtown

June 28, 2007
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The nonprofit volunteer organization that puts on the 500 Festival Checkered flagParade and other events is moving its headquarters to an office building downtown. 500 Festival plans to move its operations to 21 Virginia Ave., near Jefferson Plaza and the Broadbent Building (previously known as the Zipper Building). The deal gives the organization about 10,000 square feet of space, including part of the first floor and the entire mezzanine, along with naming rights to the 25,000-square-foot building. 500 Festival is now headquartered in a house at Meridian and 30th streets.
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  • A nonprofit with naming rights to a downtown building?
  • Is this the former JA building? I am very pleased at all of the new projects that are filling in the vacant buildings over there.
  • Yep, it's the former JA Building.
  • Cory- Thanks! This is great news. That section of Virginia has been dead for so long and all of a sudden, it seems that it will be brimming with life within a year.

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