Brett Kramer & Dan Staudt at the 2015 Independents’ Day Festival – Franklinton
Brett Kramer & Dan Staudt at the 2015 Independents’ Day Festival to support the Columbus Idea Foundry at an event that celebrates developing independent culture and commerce. The Idea Foundry is part of a tapestry of organizations woven to further the revitalization of the Franklinton community. The area rebirth plan has garnered national attention, winning the 2014 National Planning Excellence Award for Innovation in Economic Development & Planning.
Through adaptive reuse, old unoccupied industrial buildings have become sites for live/work art studios, lofts, offices and restaurants. Brett Kramer and Dan Staudt have played an integral part in that development. Both have provided engineering design on a number of projects in the district; among them Strongwater Food and Spirits, Lucas Lofts and 400 West RichArts Complex.