The City of Hamtramck has deeded its former police station to Hatch: A
Hamtramck Arts Collective; the group will use it for exhibition, studio
and classroom space.
The collective was incubated with the idea that arts can be an economic
stimulus to a city. As proof of its commitment to this lofty concept,
the city has agreed to transfer the deed of its former police station
on Evaline St. to the organization for $1 -- so long as Hatch raises an
estimated $150,000 in renovation costs within a one-year timeframe.
ready now," says Hatch president Christopher Schneider. "We're mature
enough as a group to take on such a big responsibility."
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