Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – A year from now, you’ll be able to do some shopping, have dinner, attend a concert and cap it off with a tangy beverage – all in Arcata’s Creamery District. The district, whose capitol building is the former Golden State Milk Products Creamery, has been reimagining itself…
Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union CREAMERY DISTRICT – The Creamery District’s journey to selfhood took another step forward Sunday during a final visioning session at the Arcata Playhouse. Facilitated by Fawn Scheer of Greenway Partners, the “capstone” session took stock of the progress the district has made over the past two years and set…
Union Staff Report CREAMERY DISTRICT – It’s time for another Creamery District planning session Sunday, Nov. 3 from 1 to 4 p.m. at The Arcata Playhouse. The public is invited to participate in crafting the next phase of the Creamery District. Join property owners, artists, residents, businesses, civic officials and other interested community members in creating new initiatives and projects…
Five local artists will receive a total of $7,200 from Playhouse Arts as part of the Creamery District’s creative placemaking arts initiative.
Described as a “neighborhood redevelopment project” in the Headwaters grant application, the Creamery District Project will build on the presence of the Arcata Playhouse and plan for revitalization based on promotion of the arts.
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Attendees said they would plant gardens, develop landscaping, work on mosaics and murals, spread the word, solicit non-participants to join in the effort, plan more public events and keep participating in the process. arcataplayhouse.org
Playhouse Arts and the City of Arcata will work with Holly Yashi, Kash Boodjeh Architects, Greenway Partners, 101 Architects and other local businesses to create a creative industry corridor in the historic Creamery District in downtown Arcata.
It should be noted that the term “whimsical” was bandied about quite freely throughout the meeting – only sometimes ironically – and that the group finally informally adopted the term “hip-storical” to describe the overall feel of the future Creamery District.