October 7, 5-9 p.m., First Thursday open studios at the Northrup King Building, 1500 Jackson St. NE, will feature a look at plans for site improvements. There will be live music by Mwago Kuria; traditional English pasties from Potter’s Pasties; and a presentation by Artspace Rafala Green Fellows Shalom Cook and Pablo Lituma, who will share results from their Radical Asset Mapping Project in Northeast Minneapolis. The presentation will be at 7:00 p.m. in Gallery 332.
Announced NKB site improvements will include the addition of affordable live/work housing on campus, stormwater management, and more, revealed to the public through QR codes scattered throughout the existing building.
Masks are required in the building.
Recently representatives of Artspace, owner of the Northrup King Building, toured three Arts District board members through two undeveloped buildings not seen before—the barrel-ceiling garage next to their picnic area, and the 6-story building with its 2-story loft potential. Breathtaking!