People and places that support creative enterprises
Looking to rent work space?
2388 University Ave W. Office with an emphasis on healing arts professionals. Contact Bill Miller at 651-338-3269 or
The Bindery Building (studio space)
Midway Commerical Building (studio and retail space), commonly called the Triangle Building.
Minnesota Chemical building - The new owner of the Chemical Building is looking to create an artist community. Studio space is available for $1/foot. The main floor will house a brewery, a potential distillery, and likely more retail. Free parking and access to outdoor space for events. Contact: Amy Reher 612-229-3873
Orton Midway Complex, also known as The American Can Building/Silgan Building. Home of Can Can Wonderland, Black Stack Brewing, the St. Paul Tool Library, and many other businesses (studio space and more). Contact Thomas Lelich
Pirtek Building, 2161 University Ave - affordable commercial rental property. Rents range from $162/month for a 130-square-foot space to $2665/month for 2132 square feet. Contact
Prior Works, 755 Prior Avenue. Contact Thomas Lelich
The Security Building (mostly office space)
Update Company (mostly office with some industrial space)
Vandalia Tower (studio, retail and office space)
Who can help me with my business or artistic endeavor?
Neighborhood Development Center offers many services to help neighborhood entrepreneurs, businesses and organizations maximize their positive impact within their own communities
SpringBoard for the Arts helps artists with everything from professional development to health care. Here's links to some of their resources for artists:
Opportunitites Guide for Artists — A list of resources for calls for work, artist opportunities, jobs, and other non-grant related resources.
Grant Calendar for Artists — A list of resources for grants and funding opportunities for artists. This is not a grant database, but a directory of actively updated grant calendars and resources available for finding grant opportunities and information.
Living here: a few of the larger residential building
Union Flats (apartments) between Territorial and Charles at Hampden (under construction)
Moorhouse Commons (apartments) south of Franklin near the Minneapolis city line