With Artspace located here, Minnesota has seen outsize benefits, as shown in these 11 completed projects and one that’s underway. That’s about one-third of all Artspace projects nationwide.
Franklin Arts Center
Opened: 2008 in a former junior high.
Space: Mixed-use facility with 25 affordable live/work units for artists and their families.
Opened: 1996 in a former junior high.
Space: 39 live/work units; shares space with a city-run community center.
Kaddatz Artist Lofts
Opened: 2004 in a former hotel.
Space: A three-story building with 10 live/work units on the upper two floors.
528 Hennepin Av. S.
Opened: 2011 in the former Shubert Theater.
Space: 505-seat theater plus 10 dance studios, and administrative space for 20 nonprofit groups.
Traffic Zone Center for Visual Art
250 3rd Av. N.
Opened: 1995 in a historic warehouse.
Space: 23 studios for working artists, plus offices that includes, including Artspace’s headquarters.
901 18th Av. NE.
Space: Newly built lofts with 35 units for artists and their families.
Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center
3749 Chicago Av. S.
Opened: 2010 in a former silent movie theater.
Space: Center offers classes and a gallery, plus studio space that artists can rent.
Grain Belt Studios
77 & 79 13th Av. NE.
Opened: 2005 in the Grain Belt brewery’s former bottling house and warehouse.
Space: 49 artist studios.
Green Homes North
2500 Plymouth Av. N.
Opening: Expected in 2014.
Space: Four single-family homes.
Northern Warehouse Artists’ Cooperative
308 Prince St.
Space: Upper four floors include 52 live/work units for artists. Lower two floors are commercial space with galleries, nonprofit organizations and the Black Dog Coffee & Wine Bar.
653 Artist Lofts
653 Galtier St.
Opened: 1992 in an old clothing factory.
Space: 36 live/work units for artists.
Tilsner Artists’ Cooperative
300 Broadway Av.
Opened: 1993 in a century-old warehouse.
Space: 66 live/work units for artists.