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Apr 16, 2016
A financing plan to build a rental loft tower where local artists with low incomes can live and work is being redrawn after the project slated for state land in Kakaako encountered a $10 million cost increase due to a construction delay.
Apr 14, 2016
Currently there are 12 certified creative districts across the state, including Salida, which was, along with Denver Art’s District on Sante Fe, one of the first districts certified in 2012.
Apr 14, 2016
The former Bell School Campus in Treme is being transformed into residential and work space for artists and their families. The project is being led by the nonprofit Artspace. Eileen Fleming met up with Artspace spokesman Joe Butler for a look at the historic property – inside and out.
Apr 6, 2016
On April 14, Artspace Projects will join with community partners to host a ceremonial groundbreaking celebration for the new Bell Artspace Campus.
Apr 4, 2016
Carla Perlo is twirling a ribbon and dancing around a formerly vacant alley off 8th and Kearny Streets NE. Right off the sidewalk, one of those flailing inflatable tube men flaps over itself in the wind. A steady stream of local officials, artists, and community residents are filing into the alley and a ground level dance studio in the Brookland Artspace Lofts, to celebrate the groundbreaking of what will officially be known as the 8th Street Arts Park.
Apr 1, 2016
After opening the successful affordable housing complex for artists at East Harlem’s abandoned P.S. 109, Artspace is now turning its eyes to Harlem.
Mar 23, 2016
With the Public Space Permit unanimously approved by the DDOT Public Space Committee, Dance Place announces the Groundbreaking of the 8th St Arts Park on Thursday, March 31 at 4pm.
Mar 22, 2016
From her Artspace studio, Heather Fortin Rubald creates art from recycled material, mainly plastic bags that would have otherwise ended in a landfill.
Mar 22, 2016
ERIK HOWARD WAS IN A PANIC. The founder of The Alley Project (TAP)—a community center and gallery for youth creating street art and garage murals in Southwest Detroit—was working on an ArtPlace America Grant for Creative Placemaking. But his application had gone all wrong. “We found out late in the process that somehow we’d applied in the wrong category,” Howard recalls, “so we were improperly prepared for what we had to submit.”
Mar 18, 2016
The former city hall building recognized with 2016 Governor’s Awards for Historic Preservation.