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The Hawks building will be ready for Goshen artists, craftsmen to move in next week

The Elkhart Truth • March 28, 2015

“Dozens of guests huddled inside the newly renovated Hawks building to escape the biting cold Friday, March 27, prior to the ribbon-cutting ceremony opening the artist live-to-work facility in Goshen.”

Read the full article at elkharttruth.com.

Affordable housing in Goshen for artists and entrepreneurs

ABC 57 News • Feb. 3, 2015

“Affordable housing will now be available at the former Hawks Furniture Factory, located in Goshen. The former factory was built in 1867 and will now provide artists and entrepreneurs a space to live and work.”

Read the full article and see the video coverage at abc57.com.

Press Release: Michiana Pottery Christmas Market

For Immediate Release • Dec. 3, 2014

“A Michiana Pottery Christmas Market will be taking place on Saturday, December 13 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at The Hawks in Downtown Goshen, Ind. With interest in contemporary functional pottery growing in the Michiana area, this event will feature 20 ceramic artists…”

Read the full release here. (PDF)

Contractor says redevelopment of Hawks building going well

Goshen News • Sept. 22, 2014

“Construction on the Hawks Arts & Enterprise building, the historic Hawks factory building, is on target for an April completion, according to the contractor.”

Read the full article at goshennews.com.

Hawks could house a hotel, brew pub in Goshen

Indiana Economic Digest • June 14, 2014

“A $3.8 million boutique hotel and brew pub is proposed for a portion of the historic Hawks building along Goshen’s millrace.”

Read the full article at indianaeconomicdigest.net.


Indiana On Tap • June 11, 2014

“The Goshen Redevelopment Commission heard from a developer Tuesday evening, June 10, that wants to add a 25-room boutique hotel and pub to the historic Hawks building owned by LaCasa Inc.”

Read the full article at indianaontap.com.

Brewpub and hotel proposed in Goshen’s historic Hawks building

flavor 574 • June 11, 2014

“Renovations are already underway for the future Hawks Arts and Enterprise Center – but there’s potential for the building to house more than apartments.”

Read the full article at flavor574.com.

The Hawks Arts and Enterprise Center Building

Stuart Meade Photography • June 7, 2014

Check out cool photos of progress at The Hawks at stuartmeade.com.

Converting Goshen factory into artists, entrepreneur complex

WSBT Channel 22 News • April 17, 2014

“A groundbreaking ceremony was held Thursday in Goshen. It was the kick off of a unique project to convert an old factory into a complex for artists and entrepreneurs to work and live.”

Read the full article and watch the news segment at wsbt.com.

LaCasa, DJ Construction breaking ground on Hawks building this month

Elkhart Truth • April 2, 2014

“Schrock is the vice president of DJ Construction, a company working with LaCasa Inc. to convert the three-story Hawks building into a space with 35 apartments where artists and entrepreneurs can live and work. The two groups will break ground for the building’s redevelopment at 11 a.m. April 17. The public is invited to visit the building at 215 W. Madison St. and take a tour of the accessible parts of the future Hawks Arts and Enterprise Center.”

Read the full article at elkharttruth.com.

Hawks Arts and Enterprise Center Groundbreaking Set

DJ Construction News • April 2, 2014

“After years of dreaming and countless hours of discussion on development of the Hawks building along Goshen’s historic Millrace canal, the project officially has begun.”

Read the full article at djconstruction.com.

Hawks Building Renovation

Transition Goshen News • date

“LaCasa, Inc., a non-profit developer of affordable housing in Goshen, is proposing to renovate the vacant Hawks Building into affordable apartments for artists and entrepreneurs.”

Read the full article at loreguide.org.

LaCasa prepares to renovate Hawks building

WNDU Channel 16 News • Jan. 22, 2014

“A long-neglected building with walls covered in spray paint will soon become home to artists and entrepreneurs. LaCasa will take over the Hawks building in Goshen by March.”

Read the full article at wndu.com.

What to do with the Hawks building

Examiner.com • June 28, 2011

“The Historic Hawks Building was in 1880, according the Elkhart County Interim Report, a register for historic places in Elkhart County. The building has gone through many incarnations in its long life, but the buildings usefulness to industry waned and it was left abandoned.”

Read the full article at examiner.com.