30 Years of the Capp Street Project Celebrated

Notice from planning. This was in 2010 and significant because David Ireland's project at Capp Street began in the 1970s with a similar notice from the city.

Notice from planning. This was in 2010 and significant because David Ireland's project at Capp Street began in the 1970s with a similar notice from the city.

SF Gate writes about the recent celebration of the Capp Street Project, a residency that started on 65 Capp street designed by David Ireland. Although the Capp Street Project has been at the California College of the Arts’ Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts for the last 15 years, there is a lot of history here.

Many of you may not know the David Ireland house on the southwest corner of Capp and 20th Street — 500 Capp Street. It resumed a residency program in the last couple of years and picked up the tradition of the 65 Capp Street house.

We wrote about it in 2010.

Carlie Wilmans, a trustee of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and California College of the Arts, bought 500 Capp in 2005 and has kept it as Ireland left it. Her plan now is to start as an artist-in-residency program there. She’ll open it to emerging artists one at a time, two or three a year – offering lodging and a stipend. READ MORE.

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