[EMS Discuss] 1010 Grant Space

Mr. Clif EMAIL HIDDEN
Sun Sep 8 11:26:10 PDT 2013


Ok,

Since most of us haven't seen it yet why don't we schedule a visit for 
next week sometime? I suspect that some of you will only be able to see 
it on your lunch break or after 5:00. Please reply so we know what works 
for you.

     Thanks,
     Clif

Rick Osgood wrote:
> That space is still available?  I think it could definitely work for us.
>   It's currently split up into many different rooms.  The one downside is
> that the "big room" isn't as big as I'd like it to be.  I think the
> landlord was open to rearranging walls though.
>
> The other odd part is that they have a tenant that lives an a small
> apartment on top of the space.  It might be good in that there's always a
> presence around to ward off potential thieves.  Or it could be bad in that
> we will make too much noise.
>
>
> On Fri, Sep 6, 2013 at 2:39 PM, Mr. Clif<EMAIL HIDDEN>  wrote:
>
>> I drove by the 1010 Grant space today, and then remembered that Rick
>> looked at it a while ago.
>>
>> Listing: http://eugene.craigslist.org/**off/4033483508.html<http://eugene.craigslist.org/off/4033483508.html>
>> Pictures: http://www.flickr.com/photos/**79203042@N05/<http://www.flickr.com/photos/79203042@N05/>
>>
>> There were some homeless bicycle people sitting next to the sliding door,
>> so I wounder what that means for walk in traffic. ;-)
>>
>> So this place is roughly the same cost per sqft but almost down town and
>> next to a park. Do we want to revisit it (both literally and figuratively)
>> or did we decide that it was not usable?
>>
>>      Clif
>>
>>
>> Kevin King wrote:
>>
>>> It would be nice if it was not quite so residential. Late Night work on
>>> projects
>>> might cause issues with neighbors.
>>>
>>> -Kevin
>>>
>>> ------------------------------**------------------------------**
>>> --------------------
>>> *From:* Rick Osgood<EMAIL HIDDEN>
>>> *To:* Kevin King<EMAIL HIDDEN>
>>> *Cc:* Bob Miller<EMAIL HIDDEN>; board<EMAIL HIDDEN**com<EMAIL HIDDEN>
>>> *Sent:* Tue, June 4, 2013 3:51:08 PM
>>> *Subject:* Re: [EMS Board] 1010 Grant Space
>>>
>>>
>>> Good question. It's aparently "chambers special zone". It sounds like
>>> it's zoned
>>> for both residential and commercial/industrial but the wording is kind of
>>> tricky:
>>>
>>> Inline image 1
>>>
>>> You can look up the zoning in Eugene on this site:
>>> http://ceapps.eugene-or.gov/**PDDOnline/Maps/ZoningMap<http://ceapps.eugene-or.gov/PDDOnline/Maps/ZoningMap>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tue, Jun 4, 2013 at 3:42 PM, Kevin King<EMAIL HIDDEN
>>> <mailto:EMAIL HIDDEN>>   wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>       What type of zoning does this space have? That would determine how
>>> loud we
>>>       could be.
>>>
>>>       ------------------------------**------------------------------**
>>> --------------------
>>>       *From:* Rick Osgood<EMAIL HIDDEN<**mailto:
>>> EMAIL HIDDEN>**>
>>>       *To:* Bob Miller<EMAIL HIDDEN<**mailto:EMAIL HIDDEN>>
>>>       *Cc:* board<EMAIL HIDDEN**com<EMAIL HIDDEN>
>>> <mailto:Board@**eugenemakerspace.com<EMAIL HIDDEN>>>
>>>       *Sent:* Mon, June 3, 2013 8:52:35 PM
>>>       *Subject:* Re: [EMS Board] 1010 Grant Space
>>>
>>>
>>>       I think the next step is to decide if there is any reason this space
>>>       definitely won't work, or if the general feeling you all get is "no
>>> we can
>>>       do better". If you think this might work, let's schedule another
>>> visit with
>>>       the board and maybe other members too so everyone can check it out.
>>> We
>>>       should at least try to get those people who volunteered extra money
>>> to come
>>>       check it out with us. Then we can discuss it and decide.
>>>
>>>
>>>       On Mon, Jun 3, 2013 at 7:41 PM, Bob Miller<EMAIL HIDDEN
>>>       <mailto:EMAIL HIDDEN>>   wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>           What's the next step? Figure out how we can pay for it? Or is
>>> that
>>>           problem solved with our new core group?
>>>
>>>           Do we need to get a critical mass of members in there to look at
>>> it
>>>           and decide whether it is the space for us?
>>>
>>>           I like what I see in the pictures, but you're right, they're not
>>> like
>>>           being there.
>>>
>>>
>>>           On Mon, Jun 3, 2013 at 1:27 PM, Rick Osgood<
>>> EMAIL HIDDEN
>>>           <mailto:EMAIL HIDDEN**>>   wrote:
>>>
>>>            >   First of all, check out the photos I took here:
>>>            >   http://www.flickr.com/photos/**79203042@N05/<http://www.flickr.com/photos/79203042@N05/>
>>>            >
>>>            >   Sorry for the wall of text, but I want to try and get all
>>> the crucial
>>>            >   information out about this space. I checked out the 1010
>>> Grant space on
>>>            >   Saturday morning. I think it's a possibility for EMS but
>>> there are a
>>>           couple
>>>            >   of things that make it less than ideal.
>>>            >
>>>            >   It's really hard to get a good idea of the layout of this
>>> place from the
>>>            >   photos because there are so many rooms chained together.
>>>            >
>>>            >   This space was last used as a bicycle shop. It's been vacant
>>> for
>>>           about 2-3
>>>            >   weeks according to the owner.
>>>            >
>>>            >
>>>            >
>>>            >   Positive things:
>>>            >
>>>            >   Across the street from this building is a small park. Seems
>>> like it could
>>>            >   be nice to have a park so close by for when we do events. It
>>> could be a
>>>            >   good place to do paper rockets for example.
>>>            >
>>>            >   The space is organized into about 8 or 9 different rooms. I
>>> honestly
>>>           liked
>>>            >   the multiple rooms. It seemed like the rooms were big enough
>>> where we
>>>           could
>>>            >   separate things like wood working, metal working, welding,
>>>           electronics, etc,
>>>            >   to keep things organized and clean. We might also be able to
>>> make a
>>>           sort of
>>>            >   conference room or presentation room.
>>>            >
>>>            >   The biggest room is an L shape and has a big bay door. The
>>> door is about
>>>            >   1-2 feet off the ground though, so we would need a ramp to
>>> wheel
>>>           anything in
>>>            >   and out. It is also blocked by sidewalk with a curb, so the
>>> ramp
>>>           would have
>>>            >   to go to the street.
>>>            >
>>>            >   The second biggest room is pretty open and has a kitchenette
>>> with a
>>>           sink and
>>>            >   some cabinets. It seemed to me like it could be a good room
>>> to put a big
>>>            >   collection of tables and chairs for the communal work area.
>>>            >
>>>            >   The building seems to have a good electrical supply, and I
>>> noticed
>>>           some 240V
>>>            >   outlets here and there in various rooms.
>>>            >
>>>            >   The owner said she wouldn't mind us taking out some of the
>>> walls to
>>>           make it
>>>            >   more open as long as the wall isn't load-bearing.
>>>            >
>>>            >   There are two doors on the face of the building that go
>>> inside, to two
>>>            >   different rooms. The owner said she wouldn't mind us
>>> subletting the
>>>           smaller
>>>            >   room to another tenant as long is she could approve them
>>> first. This
>>>           could
>>>            >   be a way for us to make an extra $500 or so per month at the
>>> cost of a
>>>            >   smaller office sized space.
>>>            >
>>>            >   There is a nice big fluorescent lighting fixture on the face
>>> of the
>>>            >   building. We could have an EMS sign made so our logo lights
>>> up nice and
>>>            >   bright on the front of the building.
>>>            >
>>>            >   There are about 7-8 parking spaces in the lot and street
>>> parking around.
>>>            >
>>>            >   There is a small corner store just south of our place that
>>> might be
>>>           nice to
>>>            >   have within walking distance.
>>>            >
>>>            >   The building has heating but no cooling. The owner says it
>>> tends to stay
>>>            >   cool in the summer though.
>>>            >
>>>            >
>>>            >
>>>            >   And now for the things I feel are negative.
>>>            >
>>>            >   There is a small apartment on top of this building. The
>>> owner says a
>>>            >   Hispanic guy lives there and seems friendly. She said he
>>> works at
>>>           Market of
>>>            >   Choice really late, so his hours are late like ours are. She
>>> didn't think
>>>            >   it would be a problem having him there with what we are
>>> doing, but we
>>>           should
>>>            >   think about that. One good thing about this is there is
>>> always
>>>           somebody at
>>>            >   the space so it may be less likely for us to get a break-in.
>>>            >
>>>            >   The rear of the building (west side) is only about 3-4 feet
>>> away from a
>>>            >   residential house. The owner didn't know anything about
>>> those people but
>>>            >   still didn't think it would be an issue for us.
>>>            >
>>>            >   There aren't many windows in this building. It seemed to me
>>> like only the
>>>            >   front face of the building has windows. The rest of the
>>> rooms will need
>>>            >   good lighting to be very usable to us as shop space.
>>>            >
>>>            >
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