Liberty City NW 7th Ave and NW 61st Street
Liberty City’s roots go back to the 1930s when people moved from Overtown. Nowadays, Liberty City’s active African-American community spans the area from NW 12th to 19th Avenues and 62nd to 73rd Streets. Local artists display their talent and civic pride with colorful murals of African-American heroes, notably slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., decorating the exterior walls of buildings. The African Heritage Cultural Arts Center is a hub of activity within the local community. The five-building facility houses a black box theater, visual arts gallery and dance, art and music studios. Liberty City, is a neighborhood that generally centers on the intersection of Northwest Seventh Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.