4 techies create shared space for startups, art studios
Kristen V. Brown
Published 6:49 pm, Monday, April 28, 2014
For nearly 30 years, 151 Potrero St. has offered something increasingly scarce in San Francisco, an urban white whale of sorts: really cheap studio space. For just a few hundred bucks, artists could rent a little slice of Potrero Hill to call their own.
In December, when rising real estate prices inevitably threatened to make the rental price of the building's studios balloon, a quartet of techies rallied to save the arts by letting coders foot the bill.
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