Saint Paul, Minnesota – Creative Enterprise Zone

A historic mixed industrial and residential area between Saint Paul and Minneapolis, St. Anthony Park was a hub of rail, auto and trucking transportation.

Low-cost space served as workspace to several hundred artists and small creative enterprises, as well as numerous heavy industries. Light rail construction boded a shift in the decades-long balance of low-cost multi-purposed industrial space.

CCB brought neighbors and political leaders together to name and form the Creative Enterprise Zone to build on previously unrecognized regional assets, secure appropriate real estate and attract new creative enterprises.

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