The block containing the Arcade-Wright and Paul Brown Buildings is the only block with completely preserved historic office buildings. The masterfully restored Arcade-Wright Building, with its distinctive shopping arcade, is one of the most important renovations in the last decade.
I debated having a separate tag for the Wright Building, the older rump of the combined Arcade-Wright Building, but I decided against it. It’s a beautiful building, but its fate and character are intrinsically linked to its newer, and encompassing… Continue Reading
I was planning on posting about the long vacant Arcade Building today anyway, but then came the announcement that the building will finally be renovated into apartments. The Arcade Building is interesting in that it is one of the few… Continue Reading
Back when Pyramid Companies was renovating the Arcade-Wright Building into condos, an employee gave a small group a tour of the building. These photos come from that visit, years ago. An alleyway separates the Arcade-Wright Building from the nearby Paul… Continue Reading