Cambridge development would offer apartments, studio space for artists
A Madison developer will lay out its vision for $17 million in mixed-use artist housing, studio and gallery space before the Cambridge Plan Commission next week.

The proposed three-story Artists Lofts would offer 75 units of affordable housing with rental priority given to “active artists,” said Ted Matkom, Wisconsin market president for developer Gorman & Company, of Madison.

The firm, that would design, construct and manage the property, also has offices in Phoenix, Miami, Denver and Chicago.

Fair housing law allows artist housing to be earmarked for anyone from musicians to writers to painters, Matkom said. He said “active artists” could be doing full or part-time work or be serious hobbyists...

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