Harvester Artist Lofts

1000 S Main St, Council Bluffs, IA 51503
For Rent - Affordable, Apartment Building, Residential

Property Info

In 2006, seeking to revitalize downtown Council Bluffs, the Iowa West Foundation invited Artspace to explore the feasibility of transforming a former International Harvester Warehouse into an affordable live/work project for artists. Built in 1888, the Harvester is a four-story building with approximately 47,000 square feet in the main structure and an additional 24,000 square feet in a spacious one-story addition that dates from 1928.

This sturdy brick structure has found new life as the Harvester Artspace Lofts, a 36-unit project that also provides 5,320 square feet of space for arts-friendly commercial use, including a meeting space, and an award- winning florist. Since its completion in 2010, the Harvester has become a welcome addition to the area’s arts scene. Among its residents are a number of artists who have moved from Omaha to take advantage of the Harvester’s affordable rents. The Harvester is part of a burgeoning renaissance of downtown Council Bluffs that has seen the addition of several creative businesses and restaurants in recent years.

Contact: Emily Globe
Office hours: M,Tu, Th 8:00am – 4:00pm, Weds      8:00am – 12:00pm, Fri          8:00am – 10:00am
Email: harvesterartistlofts@paramark.us
Phone: (712) 256-1287

 

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