The Englewood Arts District (EAD) is an artsy name for the Residential Commercial Transitional Overlay District (RCTOD) part of Old Englewood Village. 

EAD is a Committee chaired by Evelyn Dow of The Open Studio with the intention to bring light to and remove ambiguity of its' purpose. The RCTOD is a movement directed by the Englewood Community Redevelopment Act (CRA) hosted by Sarasota County Florida to assist the growth of the community.