Artists are moving into new loft-style apartments this week, thanks to the renovation of a factory built in Buffalo in 1914 to manufacture electric cars.
After Americans chose gas-powered cars over electric ones, the factory became a print shop, which closed years ago.
A Minneapolis-based nonprofit real-estate developer, Artspace, targeted the building in 2004, after Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.) wrote an op-ed piece in the Buffalo News asking the city's mayor to work with the group.
"Buffalo needs reasons for hope, and this is a reason for hope," says Wendy Holmes, Artspace's vice president of consulting and resource development.... Read More →
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