Thursday, November 01, 2007

100 artists to live in Schmidt Brewery
It sounds like an artistic dream-come-true. Instead of painting in your basement, you get a cool loft in an old brewery.

That's one of the plans for the abandoned Schmidt Brewery in St. Paul. The $25-$30 million renovation project, led by Dominium of Plymouth, Minnesota, could fill up quickly -- if the rent is right. "If it's below market price, they'll have a huge demand," said Wendy Holmes of ArtSpace. A Maine developer purchased the brewery in January. Both the Pioneer Press and Star Tribune reported on the development in today's papers.

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