18 Nov 2014

Des Moines Register | Four-story, Downtown Art Incubator Proposed

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BY JOEL ASCHBRENNER, Des Moines Register Justin Mandelbaum thinks he has the plan to provide the missing link in downtown Des Moines’ art scene. The local developer wants to renovate an empty four-story office building at 900 Keosauqua Way into an “art incubator,” with 187 art studios and with space for rehearsals, banquets and an […]

17 Nov 2014

Business Record | New Work Center for Artists Planned at 900 Keo Way

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BY KENT DARR, Business Record DesMoinesArts Inc. has closed on the purchase of a 164,000-square-foot building at 900 Keosauqua Way and plans to turn the 4 ½-story structure into a work center for artists. The nonprofit organization was formed by Justin Mandelbaum and his father, John, and is modeled after an organization in which Justin […]