Downtown Memphis is changing every day and it is for the very best. One of the new developments is the Artspace South Main Lofts thanks to AutoZone, SouthernSun Asset Management, and Loeb Properties, Inc.
In cities across the U.S., one of the most potent forces for urban renewal is the intrepid, resourceful, indefatigable artist. A building full of them, in fact. But for the artists, there isn’t always a happy ending. In case you’re unfamiliar with the story, it goes like this.
The Minneapolis-based arts organization picked to take over Montgomery County’s former 3rd District police station in Silver Spring plans 30 artist studios, 1,500 square feet of retail, 68 apartment units and 11 town homes on the site.
Minneapolis-based developer Artspace wants to turn the old 3rd District Police Station on Sligo Avenue in downtown Silver Spring into artist work space, in addition to adding 68 apartments in a new, four-story building and 11 townhomes.
At the Elgin Artspace Lofts, young Allison Apmann, the daughter of property manager Kathy Apmann, greeted guests, offered refreshments, stamped passports and explained the "Ugly Sweater" ornament craft.