Paducah Mainstreet Artist Relocation Program

Project Added: August 19, 2021
Project Point of Contact: [email protected]
White house with a poster in front saying Wanted and featuring a painting of Van Gogh

An image of Vincent Van Gogh alerts artists looking for empty, fixable homes or vacant lots in Paducah, KY Photo Credit: Noah Adams/NPR

Arts-and Intersections:

Housing

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Location:

Paducah, Kentucky

Region:

Southeast

Genre/Discipline:

Community arts

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OVERVIEW

Working at the intersection of artist housing and community development, this unique program offers empty or uninhabited property to artists for $1. Artist residents, through a special financing arrangement, have invested more than $30 million in restoring the community.

ABOUT THE PROJECT

Working at the intersection of artist housing and community development, this unique program offers empty or uninhabited property to artists for $1. Artist residents, through a special financing arrangement, have invested more than $30 million in restoring the community.

PROJECT EVALUATION

Currently not available.