Southwest Journal, 10/3/19

“Planning Commission president Sam Rockwell said the project typifies the kind of development he’d like to see in Minneapolis.”

SW Journal Article: Kingfield arts center expansion approved

The owner of a Kingfield arts center has the go-ahead to build a five-story, steel-and-glass addition to her 96-year-old building.

Jackie Hayes, owner of the Center for Performing Arts at 38th & Pleasant, won the approval of the Planning Commission on Sept. 23.

The new 23,129-square-foot structure will feature a 100-seat performance space on the ground floor, with tenant and studio spaces spread across the upper levels.

The rusted steel cladding covering most of the addition’s exterior is designed to complement the brick-and-limestone surface of the original structure directly to its east. The two buildings will be connected by glass walkways on the second and third floors.

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