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Multifamily Developers, Art Patrons

Searching For Identity, Complexes Add Local Works

When designing the next wave of multifamily projects, many developers pay as much attention to common areas as the layout of the living units themselves.

With thousands of apartments and condos on the market in newly built high-rises and more on the way, local developers have been caught up in an amenities arms race. But as roof decks, green walls, yoga studios and game rooms have become standard issue in complexes, it’s not so easy to stand out. Increasingly they’re tapping into the creative energies of the local art community for unique flourishes.  Read more