Smokey Hollow

Cascades Park
City of Tallahassee

The John Gilmore Riley Center Museum is hosting a historic preservation conference in Tallahassee. It’s part of the Florida African American Heritage Preservation Network the museum created in 2001.

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City Celebrates Smokey Hollow Commemoration

Sep 25, 2015

The City is celebrating the completion of the Smokey Hollow Commemoration. The historic African American community once filled about half of what is now Cascades Park.

Lewis and Layerd at Smokey Hollow commemoration
Jessica Palombo / WFSU News

Two Tallahassee structures are among the public’s favorite recent architectural achievements in Florida. This past weekend, the Cascades Park Smokey Hollow commemoration took first place in a people’s-choice architecture competition—and a Florida State University Athletics building wasn’t far behind.

Cascades Park
City of Tallahassee

Tallahassee’s Cascades Park has been a local hotspot since it opened in March. Now the park is getting an update due, in part, to community input.

Blueprint 2000, the intergovernmental agency in charge of developing the park, approved the $883,000 budget  for park upgrades Monday afternoon. The funds will come from the agency’s unallocated project fund and an engineering project surplus.