Metro News – Ground Breaks for cSPACE King Edward Project aimed at offering affordable space for artists and non-profits in Calgary
Shovels in soil Wednesday officially kicked off the start of construction for cSPACE King Edward, a project aimed at providing affordable space for artists and non-profit organizations.
By 2016, the tall, sandstone King Edward School that has been sitting idle for the past 12 years in the Marda Loop community is projected to be a hub for innovation and creativity, according to president and CEO of cSPACE, Reid Henry.
“It’s a place for people working from the full spectrum of community non-profits and commercial creative arts to come together and shape new ideas,” Henry said.
Henry added that shared infrastructure and leasable space within 60 to 80 per cent of the market rate in Calgary would provide artists and small businesses struggling to find space new, more affordable options.
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