Several weeks ago, Inlander staffers and other observers noticed some interesting construction beginning at a building sandwiched between the Blue Spark and the vacant Ridpath windows on First Avenue. The facade was painted a dark gray, new windows were installed on the upper level and a bold message — “proof design is sexy” — was painted at ground level.
Huh? What is this place?
When we called to confirm today, we heard that the text on the building will change every few months or so, as will the accent color around the windows.
Here’s what the storefront looked like in August 2011, according to Google Street View, when the upstairs was home to technology co-op Squeaky Feat Collaborative: