studio http://tspr.org en New Art Studio Will Create Opportunities Downtown http://tspr.org/post/new-art-studio-will-create-opportunities-downtown <p>Monmouth wants to spur economic development in the downtown. Public meetings have shown residents would like to see a vigorous arts community develop downtown.<br /><br />Community Development Director Paul Schuytema said the city will rehabilitate a building downtown into an art studio and gallery. The new project will create foot traffic and new business opportunities. He said the original plan was to offer artists studio and gallery space and apartments. A study showed that was not economically feasible.<br /> Thu, 01 Mar 2012 20:46:06 +0000 James Lenz 11131 at http://tspr.org New Art Studio Will Create Opportunities Downtown