Renovations planned for historic art museum
Following its purchase of the building that houses the Fort Collins Museum of Art, Brinkman is working on plans to renovate portions of the building, repairing the building’s heating and cooling system, and making other improvements over the course of a year.
As it stands, the museum takes up the entire main floor of the building and portions of the top two floors with exhibits, totaling about 50 percent of the building’s 21,000 square feet. Other spaces in the building are rented out to artists and as offices.
Brinkman will work to keep the current tenant mix in place, according to Kevin Brinkman, principal at Brinkman Partners. The company will meet with assorted stakeholders to determine what renovations will take place.
No price was disclosed when the deal was announced earlier this month. But the museum will retain ownership of the main floor of the building, where it will continue to host exhibits, drawing some 20,000 people each year.
The museum facility, located at 201 S. College Ave. in Old Town, was originally constructed in 1912 to be used
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