Santa Fe Tries—Again—to Make Affordable Housing for Artists a Reality

by Eileen Cunniffe, Nonprofit Quarterly Nearly three years ago, the city of Santa Fe agreed to donate five acres of land for a project that already had been discussed for more than a decade: an affordable housing community for artists, in a city known for its artists. As reported last week in Next City,Santa Fe remains
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Santa Fe Artist Housing Backers Hope Third Time’s the Charm

By Emily Nonko In the early days of 2019, a proposal for affordable artist housing in Santa Fe, New Mexico, went before the City Council—again. At the meeting, the city of Santa Fe re-committed $2.1 million (which included land valued at $1.3 million) for the $16.3 million, 65-unit project on the former site of the
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Santa Fe City Council again backs affordable arts community on Siler Road

by Daniel Chacón, Santa Fe New Mexican The city of Santa Fe once again is committing more than $2 million in land and other taxpayer-funded contributions for a proposed affordable housing development with proponents who are trying to qualify for federal low-income tax credits. Mayor Alan Webber and the City Council voted 7-1 Wednesday to
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Click to Listen to ‘Siler: An Oral History Project’

In the fall of 2017, Littleglobe Fellows Z Wilds, Gabriel Martinez, and Carlos Kelly, all 18 years old, captured oral histories with people who live and work in the neighborhood surrounding Siler Road in Santa Fe, NM. This industrial area, once on the outskirts of town, is currently undergoing a significant transformation due to its
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Siler: An Oral History Project Listening Event

DATE: Sunday, December 17th, 2017 TIME: 2:00-4:00 pm at the Teatro Paraguas / 3205 Calle Marie, Santa Fe, NM. Come her audio stories and interviews with people who live and work in the Siler Road neighborhood. W will listen to two half-hour Littleglobe Radio broadcasts followed by discussion. Refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP to This
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WORKSHOP: The Smarter Startup: Entrepreneurship in the Creative Economy

DATE: Sep, 27 2017 TIME: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Get expert input into how to startup and grow your business. A fast-paced conversational workshop about finding your footing and keeping a sense of purpose in today’s creative economy. Acceleration wisdom and workshop provided by Kate Noble. Proceeds support MAKE Santa Fe and the Siler Yard Project. Kate’s favorite
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Architectural Designs Released!

We are excited to announce our architectural plans for the Arts and Creativity Center, coming 2019/2020! See the full write up from our talented architects here.