Hamtramck arts collective gets permanent home

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.

"We're 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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