New grant will help the Sunset “rise again!”

The Sunset Lounge rehab just got a big boost.

The WPB Community Redevelopment Agency won a $171,650 grant from the Knight Foundation Cities Challenge to boost the CRA’s plan to revive the old African-American jazz club and create a new cultural destination in the Historic Northwest District of West Palm Beach.

“At its core, the Knight Cities Challenge is about discovering and connecting civic innovators, and creative interventionists who inspire positive change,” said Alberto Ibargüen, Knight Foundation president.

“The winners reflect this goal. Their ideas have the potential to create stronger communities and spaces that spur learning, engagement and growth.”