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Art Center Case Studies: A Comparative Report on Five Art Center Spaces and Design Decisions.

Christenson, Erica.

Stevens Square Center for the Arts (SSCA) is located in the Stevens Square-Loring Heights neighborhood, just south of downtown Minneapolis. The purpose of this report is to document examples of other art centers that have undergone a move or redesign to better serve their membership and the public. Information was gathered through personal interviews, literature reviews, and Internet searches. The examples were chosen because the centers were comparable to SSCA in terms of size, mission, community connections, and accessibility. The report includes a concluding section that synthesizes all the findings and highlights the most important lessons from the case studies.

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Conducted on behalf of Stevens Square Center for the Arts. Supported by Neighborhood Planning for Community Revitalization (NPCR), a program of the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA) at the University of Minnesota.
54 pp.
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