EDA University Center for
Regional Economic Innovation

Arts Incubators and Makerspaces (2014)

Project Details

Student-Led, Faculty-Guided Project - 2014

Authors: Ben Fraser, David Hendrixon, Conor Ott, Binyu Wang, Eric Wedesky, Lindsay Westin, Michigan State University

Summary

Alternative economic development methods like a makerspace or arts incubator are necessary to enhance current development and encourage innovation. This report examined the feasibility of implementing creative spaces in Benton Harbor with the goal of increasing social capital within the area. Through extensive background research and case study review, this Co-Learning Plan delivers a comprehensive assessment on arts incubators and markerspaces.