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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

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.

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?

Dec 8, 2021

Cassano said: “I found myself in a tough spot and really needed a soft place to land. Artspace did, for me, what it is designed to do. I needed a safe, secure space that allowed me to maintain my art practice and affordable living while I figured things out..."

Nov 30, 2021
Nov 30, 2021
Restored: Pullman Artspace Lofts