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The Reinvention of the Steel Yard


Here at Etsy, we love a good reinvention story. Today our friends at Makeshift Magazine, the journal of hidden creativity, share a tale of a destitute steel mill’s evolution into a community space for industrial art: the Steel Yard. In fostering the industrial arts and incubating small business, these entrepreneurs are working to cultivate an environment of experimentation and a community strengthened by creative networks. It’s a beautiful thing.

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Alison is Editor in Chief of the Etsy Blog. When she's not trawling Etsy for pottery, folk art, and vintage oddities, she enjoys historical nonfiction and cat videos.