Several Midwestern cities have used adaptive reuse to their advantage. In Milwaukee, the site of the old Pabst brewery is gradually being redeveloped, part of which includes the new Brewhouse Inn & Suites boutique hotel. Indianapolis is currently converting the old Bush Stadium minor league ballpark into an apartment complex called Stadium Lofts.
via Opportunities develop through adaptive reuse | REJournals.com.
WebUrbanist has a fantastic article on Abandoned Breweries – not to mention the superb photos. Don’t miss it!
With the bulk of its machinery sold and shipped to China by latter-day owners Pabst Blue Ribbon, the brewery building located near 33rd Street and Avenue E passed into private ownership. This development has stymied several attempts by Galveston city authorities to raze and redevelop the brewery complex; bad for the city but a blessing for urban explorers! Speaking of which, let’s all give a shout out to Lens Adventurer, whose striking images grace this capsule commentary on Falstaff’s grungy Galveston outpost.
via Trouble Brewing: 12 De-alcoholized Abandoned Breweries (Page 2) | WebUrbanist.
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