PRESENTATION: A Conversation About Historic Adaptive Re-Use
EXAMPLE: Metropolitan Artist Lofts

A conversation about historic adaptive re-use, focusing on the renovation of the 1908 Metropolitan
Building from vacant office building to Metropolitan Artist Lofts in Grand Center

Paul Hohmann is a St. Louis architect who specializes in historic adaptive re-use. Projects Paul has
completed include the Arcade Building, The Paul Brown Building, Metropolitan Artist Lofts, and several
buildings in the Washington Loft District. Paul is an active urbanist and preservationist who has been
involved in several preservation battles in St. Louis. He is a board member of the Landmarks Urbanites,
the Skinker DeBaliviere Community Housing Corporation and serves on the Skinker DeBaliviere Historic
District Committee. Paul occasionally writes for his blog vanishingstl.blogspot.com but more often posts to
Instagram @vanishingstl.
Amy Huslage is a photographer and resident of Metropolitan Artist Lofts. Her photographs of old, often
derelict buildings in St. Louis bring out their unconventional beauty. She posts to Instagram @amykayann


Thursday, April 26, 2018 5:00-7:30 p.m.
CEL – The Center for Architecture + Design StL
@ The Kranzberg Arts Center
(located in the Big Brothers Big Sisters building)
501 N Grand Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63103

For more information contact Jasmin Aber
ja@creativeexchangelab.org  or call 314.256.9317

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