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Old 04-11-2013, 05:40 AM
 
Location: North Baltimore ----> Seattle
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What are some of your favorites?

In Baltimore I like the American Brewery building (now offices):







Montgomery Ward building:



And of course, Camden Yards warehouse and station:



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Old 04-11-2013, 08:53 AM
 
Location: Pittsburgh, PA (Morningside)
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In Pittsburgh.

Cork Factory (apartments)



Heinz Lofts (apartments, some retail)



Bakery Square (office + retail)



Not so much the largest, but the most notable ones in Pittsburgh. Some great re-purposing of old civic buildings like schools is happening as well.
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Old 04-11-2013, 09:07 AM
 
Location: North Baltimore ----> Seattle
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^ Very nice. Was the cork factory originally a Crown Cork company? There are a lot of those in the midatlantic.
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Old 04-11-2013, 09:39 AM
 
Location: Pittsburgh, PA (Morningside)
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^ Very nice. Was the cork factory originally a Crown Cork company? There are a lot of those in the midatlantic.
It was originally the Armstrong Cork Factory. AFAIK it was never bought out by Crown. Production ended in 1974, and it was re-purposed in 2007. It was a big reason why the local neighborhood, the Strip District, dropped from an all-time low population of 200 to over 600. The population there is almost certainly over 1,000 now, because several other projects, both re purposing older buildings, as well as new construction, has added lofts and condos to the neighborhood.
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Old 04-11-2013, 09:48 AM
 
Location: Pittsburgh, PA (Morningside)
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Here's a smaller one, Ice House Studios, in my own neighborhood. It's retail and offices.



Here's a few schools which have been converted into apartments, in Uptown, South Side Flats, and the Strip District respectively.





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Old 04-11-2013, 01:32 PM
 
Location: Canada
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The second largest red brick building in the world, the old Northern Electric factory in Montreal's post industrial St. Henri neighbourhood, is getting converted into condominiums. It's currently abandoned and used to look like this:




These are what it will look like when they're finished:





http://www.flickr.com/photos/2465706...th/8183209477/



The Old Southam printing press building has also been loft converted, from this:




into this:



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Old 04-13-2013, 09:31 AM
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Location: Long Island / NYC
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Here we have eastworks, an old textile building converted into loft apartments, offices, art studio. One of the offices is the local DMV office. Bike path is behind it.

Eastworks

https://maps.google.com/maps?q=eastw...120.72,,0,5.05
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Old 04-13-2013, 11:57 AM
 
Location: Vallejo
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Globe Mills in Sacramento:
https://maps.google.com/maps?q=1131+...qbwizfnEj08wgQ

Converted into apartments, lofts (in the granary part), new construction on the site as well.

https://maps.google.com/maps?q=1724+...FAHFEh-8Fu2aog
Originally a fruit processing plant, now it's mostly offices.

https://maps.google.com/maps?q=2801+...gPlcahakFRqDNQ
Originally built as a brewery and warehouse. Now it's home to Biba, one of (I'd argue the best) Italian restaurant in Sacramento.
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Old 04-13-2013, 04:28 PM
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Location: Long Island / NYC
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Nice photos of the Montreal one. This enormous (2.9 million square feet) New York City building was an originally a warehouse and got converted to an office building. It was for storing and processing the goods coming off the docks, with elevators that could fit a truck. Built by the Port Authority, it was their headquarters until the World Trade Center was built.

Daytonian in Manhattan: An Art Deco Behometh - 111 8th Avenue

It's now Google's NYC office, which it bought for $1.9 million



File:Inland Terminal 1 Eighth Avenue.jpg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 04-14-2013, 05:10 AM
 
Location: Canada
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What!? Only 1.9 million for a huge, beautiful building like that in in New York City? Frig, in Vancouver, that'll buy you a two story house maybe.
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