Cultural Arts Corridor Project History

History of the Project

February 13, 2021: Board Update

February 13, 2021 update to the Walton Arts Center Board

September 10, 2020: Groundbreaking Ceremony

View video of the September 2020 groundbreaking ceremony.

June 9, 2020: Council Agenda Meeting Presentation

January 21, 2020: Resolution 32-20

City Council adopted a resolution approving professional engineering service agreement with Olsson, Inc in the amount of $634,000 for site selection and design service for a replacement parking deck for the cultural arts corridor project.

April 9, 2019: Bond Issue

In a special election, the people of Fayetteville voted in favor of a Bond issue that includes up to $31,685,000 for the construction of the Cultural Arts Corridor. View the full list of approved 2019 bond projects.

Fayetteville City Council approved two resolutions authorizing the City to move forward with designs for the Cultural Arts Corridor:

  • Resolution 138-18, passed on June 19, 2018, hired Nelson Byrd Woltz for Phase One of the design of the Cultural Arts Corridor Project.
  • Resolution 258-17, passed on Dec 5, 2017, accepted the $1.77 M grant from the Walton Family Foundation for the design of the Cultural Arts Corridor Project, which encompasses 12 acres of City-owned property in the Corridor, including the West Avenue parking lot.