It's been a big week for 1600 Meeting Street, the future home of Charleston's creative class incubator. Owners Lindsay and Kate Nevin have entered into a voluntary contract with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control to get the former Exxon site cleaned up.
Lindsay Nevin tells us the space should be ready for occupancy in September or October, which brings us to the next big 1600 Meeting development: They've announced their first class of inhabitants. The artists and companies include Art Mag, community development group Enough Pie, Lindsay Nevin's construction and real estate company Flyway, bath, body, and home product business Old Whaling Company, Julia Lynn Photography, the FarmBar, painters Francis Sills and Faith Evans-Sills, Melt Glass Foundry, Cortney Bishop Design, Angie Hranowsky Studio, McKay Communications, nonprofit-oriented web developer Good Done Great, the Middleton Group architects, ByrdHouse PR, and Lowcountry Local First.
Finally, today Enough Pie confirmed the date of its Awakening arts event: July 13.