Secor Building has creative vacanciesWritten by Matt Liasse | | email@example.com
The fourth floor of the Secor Building is a space for the creative mind.
Building Manager Keith Corder wants to dedicate the area for studio space split between musicians and artists.
“What’s unique about this floor is the whole floor is going to be dedicated to the arts,” Corder said. “Anything from painters to photographers, bands to a musician who needs a place to practice their sax or guitar.”
The space is even available for a dancer, Corder said. He added that the space is perfect for artists at any skill level.
“The doors are open to anyone who’s creative,” he said.
The artists will have 24-hour access to the space, which range in size. The size of the space rented determines the rate. Studios will range from $175 to $400. All utilities are included in the price and can be paid in a month-to-month, six-month or a year lease.
The floor has common areas, which creates a chance for comradery between the artists. Corder said there is a possibility of hosting performances or gallery shows in those areas.
“I want it to be a community. I want people to thrive off each other,” Corder said.
The idea to utilize the space in this fashion has been on Corder’s mind for years. He just needed to wait for the floor to be available.
Residents of the Secor Building will also have access to the first-floor gallery currently featuring Skot Horn’s “Flower Power” show until January.
Horn is one of the first artists signed up for space on the fourth floor. Toledo band Silent Lions will also use space on the floor.
The floor also has bathrooms, sinks and a kitchenette with a refrigerator accessible to all artists.
There are currently ten open spaces for musicians and seven open spaces for artists on the fourth floor. If interested, contact Corder at (419) 514-7496 or firstname.lastname@example.org. He responds most to text messages. For more information, visit secorbuilding.com or facebook.com/secorartists.