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Sep 6, 2022

The new 60-unit development aims to anchor the East Village area of Little Rock’s historic East End neighborhood with creative, cultural, and economic vibrancy.

Jul 26, 2022

Artspace Projects, Inc. announced a significant award in housing tax credits from the New York State Homes & Community Renewal (HCR), in support of the development and construction of Artspace Utica Lofts.

Jul 21, 2022

Construction will get underway in August on mixed-use development in Loveland's historic mill.

Jun 9, 2022

Long a part of plans for the Las Cruces Arts and Cultural District and, more broadly, to help Las Cruces become a serious hub for the arts, artist live/work spaces are one step closer to becoming a reality in New Mexico’s second largest city.

Feb 23, 2022

Creative industries in Washtenaw County add hundreds of millions of dollars to the local economy. In the weeks and months to come, 89.1 WEMU's David Fair and co-host Deb Polich, the President and CEO of Creative Washtenaw, explore the myriad of contributors that make up the creative sector in Washtenaw County.

Jan 28, 2022

Early this fall, I teamed up with Stantec to photograph their recent restoration AND new construction projects in the Pullman Historic District. Their charge was to renovate and restore two historic buildings while constructing a new one between them. This trio of buildings at 11143 S Langley Avenue is now the Pullman Artspace Lofts –  affordable live-work spaces for artists. With this project, Stantec delivered 38 new homes for a variety of artisans. The ground floor of the new building features a public art gallery and studios for residents, too!

Jan 25, 2022

El Barrio’s most available resource for economic development are our underutilized theaters, and the underemployed artistic talent available in the Latino community. I urge our political leaders to fund the creation of a Latino Theater District in Spanish Harlem. Considering the enormous cultural and economic effects an operating theater district can have on El Barrio, isn’t it time to “Build back” a better East Harlem?

Jan 25, 2022

A swath of broad potential actions may help support the space needs of Napa’s creatives. That’s according to the Creative Space and Local Manufacturing Action Plan, which was presented to the Napa City Council plan last week.