Friday, August 12, 2016

Artspace Lofts Applications Available August 15th

Several Application Workshops Also Scheduled

By Armando Landin

Residents interested in applying for a live/work unit at the upcoming Artspace Lofts can pick up an application beginning next week through the El Paso Community Foundation.

The Artspace El Paso Lofts, currently under construction Downtown, will release applications to potential residents beginning August 15, 2016. (Artspace)

Artspace officials will hold an "Application Release Celebration" on August 15, 2016, at Cafe Mayapan from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., located at 2000 Texas Avenue, east of Downtown El Paso.

Those applying can attend one of several planned application workshops to be held in the coming weeks. The meetings will be held:

Thursday, August 20 - 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Main Library, 501 N. Oregon Street

Saturday, August 20 - Noon-2:00 p.m.
Jose Cisneros Cielo Vista Library, 1300 Hawkins Boulevard

Tuesday, August 23 - 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Main Library, 501 N. Oregon Street

Wednesday, August 24 - 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Westside Library, 125 Belvidere Street

Thursday, August 25 - 5:30-7:00 p.m.
El Paso Museum of Art, One Arts Festival Plaza, C2 Gallery

Friday, August 26 - 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Judge Edward Marquez Library, 601 N. Yarbrough Drive

Saturday, August 27 - 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Richard Burges Library, 9600 Dyer Street

The four-story structure will include 51 loft units, 5,000 square feet of multi-purpose nonprofit commercial space, and a large space available for meetings or exhibitions. The live/work units will be considered affordable for artists and their families.

(Previously: Artspace El Paso Lofts to Open November 2016)

The Artspace El Paso Lofts building is currently under construction at the corner of Oregon Street and Missouri Avenue in Downtown El Paso and is scheduled for completion in November.

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