Adaptive Reuse: American Can Lofts sign of better times for Northside
The American Can factory in Northside had lain empty for decades before it was renovated into 110 residential units and mixed-use retail space. (Gary Landers for WCPO)Photo by: Gary Landers
Adaptive Reuse: American Can Lofts sign of better times for Northside
The American Can factory before the $22 million renovation that converted the century-old Northside complex into 110 residential units and commercial space. (Gary Landers for WCPO)Photo by: Gary Landers
Adaptive Reuse: American Can Lofts sign of better times for Northside
The lobby space at the American Can Lofts in Northside takes advantage of the building's industrial past to create a stylish, urban look. (Gary Landers for WCPO)Photo by: Gary Landers
Adaptive Reuse: American Can Lofts sign of better times for Northside
Machinery molds from the American Can factory's industrial days now decorate the historic Northside building, which has been converted to 110 loft apartments. (Gary Landers for WCPO)Photo by: Gary Landers
Adaptive Reuse: American Can Lofts sign of better times for Northside
Pieces of the past have a new purpose in the American Can Lofts. Items from the factory housed for a half century in the Northside building line the wall of what is now a residential complex's lobby. (Gary Landers for WCPO)Photo by: Gary Landers
Adaptive Reuse: American Can Lofts sign of better times for Northside
A stairwell in the American Can Lofts in Northside. Getting the former factory placed on the National Register of Historic Places was key to unlocking additional funding to make the $22 million renovation possible. (Gary Landers for WCPO)Photo by: Gary Landers
Adaptive Reuse: American Can Lofts sign of better times for Northside
Where workers once walked, residents now use a hallway that looks out into a courtyard at the American Can Lofts in Northside. (Gary Landers for WCPO)Photo by: Gary Landers
Adaptive Reuse: American Can Lofts sign of better times for Northside
Ginkgo trees grow in a courtyard at the American Can Lofts in Northside. What was for half a century the American Can machine shop has been redeveloped into loft apartments and mixed use retail space. (Gary Landers for WCPOPhoto by: Gary Landers
Adaptive Reuse: American Can Lofts sign of better times for Northside
Echoes of the industrial past giveunits in the American Can Lofts in Northside the big spaces and spare look that exemplifies urban loft living. (Gary Landers for WCPO)Photo by: Gary Landers
Adaptive Reuse: American Can Lofts sign of better times for Northside
Vast ceiling space in the former American Can factory allowed room for developers to add a loft bedroom in this unit. The Northside building was renovated for $22 million into apartments and mixed use retail space. (Gary Landers for WCPO)Photo by: Gary Landers
Adaptive Reuse: American Can Lofts sign of better times for Northside
The kitchen and loft of a one-bedroom apartment in the American Can Lofts in Northside. The former factory in Northside has been redeveloped into loft apartments and mixed use retail space. (Gary Landers for WCPOPhoto by: Gary Landers
Adaptive Reuse: American Can Lofts sign of better times for Northside
The view from an apartment at the American Can Lofts in Northside looks down Spring Grove Avenue toward Knowlton's Corner, heart of Northside. The renovation of the closed factory is a sign of revival in the neighborhood along the Mill Creek. (Gary Landers for WCPO)Photo by: Gary Landers
Adaptive Reuse: American Can Lofts sign of better times for Northside
An art room at the American Can Lofts in Northside. (Gary Landers for WCPO)Photo by: Gary Landers
Adaptive Reuse: American Can Lofts sign of better times for Northside
Ruth's Parkside Cafe occupies commercial space in the American Can Lofts building. (Gary Landers for WCPO)Photo by: Gary Landers
Adaptive Reuse: American Can Lofts sign of better times for Northside
Commercial office space is also part of the American Can Lofts complex, the result of a $22 million renovation of a Northside factory that had lain closed for decades. (Gary Landers for WCPO)Photo by: Gary Landers
Adaptive Reuse: American Can Lofts sign of better times for Northside
This large open hall of the former American Can factory has been converted into a garage for the 110 residential units ow in the Northside complex. There is also mixed use retail space. (Gary Landers for WCPO)Photo by: Gary Landers
Adaptive Reuse: American Can Lofts sign of better times for Northside
The former American Can machine shop in Northside has been redeveloped into loft apartments and mixed use retail space. (Gary Landers for WCPO)Photo by: Gary Landers