Holiday Pop-Up Markets 2016

The Guild @980 will be hosting a Pop-Up holiday market: Saturday December 10, from Noon to Four (Facebook). This event will have a twin Pop-Up Market at The Foundry, right down the street at 298 Northampton. Both markets will feature hand-made art and craft and numerous opportunities to buy gifts. We’ll also have live music, food and beverages, as well as tours of the various maker’s spaces at both locations. If you’d like to table for this event, sell your wares and spread some holiday cheer, email us at info {at} guild980(.)org, and we’ll put you on the list. Tabling … Read more

REBUILDING OPPORTUNITY:
19th Century Barn, For Sale As A Kit

This frame kit is SOLD, but we have other buildings in our pipeline and will be offering them soon. If you’d like to be on our mailing list for future building kit opportunities, fill out the form below or send an email to sales {at} reuseaction(.)com. Thanks! Full information on this kit is below the form. [contact-form-7 id=”4783″ title=”Building Frame Kit Contact Form”] 1860s-1870s Barnin Niagara County New York The Oliphant Barn ReUse Action is offering a complete timber frame barn kit for sale. Built ca. 1875-1880 by Silas Oliphant, a pioneering settler of Niagara County, New York. Dutch bank … Read more

Reflections on the Demolition of 647 Lafayette

Demolition is destructive. I watched with awe as a relatively small machine so easily ripped through the large old growth timbers, hardwood flooring and red cedar siding. A building that took such tremendous care to build and represented impeccable craftmanship and the best of 20th century architectural design, so quickly was destroyed. I’ve built a business on what our culture and community relegates as useless and unwanted. Truth be told, it’s not my passion to destroy buildings, to pry them apart, dismantle them into their elemental pieces, or even save their parts. But it does serve as a means to … Read more