Art Collector and Go-Big Developer Hopes to Turn Warehouse District into a Cultural Hub

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For nearly thirty years, the five-story George Worthington building—a T-shaped red-brick structure hidden behind the St. Clair Avenue and West 6th Street strip—sat inactive. From the 1980s though the millennium, office buildings were sparsely populated, or housed low-income artists as illegal squatters (the Bradley Building being one of them). A few art galleries came and went. The district was SPACES’s […]






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Yards Project Space at Worthington Yards

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Yards Project Space was established as a new downtown arts venue because home, for some, is where the art is. Yards Project Space is nestled in the Worthington Yards Apartments, a cluster of four historic warehouse buildings that feature art around every corner—commissioned works, explosive digital wall installations and a permanent collection that represents well over 30 local artists. The […]






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