• artPARK

    the final drawings

                The artPARK design process was supported by Dean’s Jewelry and a National Endowment for the Arts OUR TOWN grant awarded to the Pomerene Center for the Arts in partnership with Coshocton City. Through OUR TOWN, the NEA supports creative placemaking projects that help transform communities into lively, beautiful, and sustainable places with the arts at their core. DESIGN TEAM MEMBERS led by Atlanta, Georgia Designer Tim Frank and Pomerene Center for the Arts Artistic Director and Community Studio Artist Anne Cornell. Geni Devens – Graphic Designer, Interior Decorator; Byron Brenneman – Otterbein University, downtown historian; Jon Cotterman – CHS Tech Prep Teacher, Musician, Craftsman;…

  • artPARK

    3 schemes

    The Pomerene Center for the Arts recruited a team of 5 community members to work with Tim Frank to design an artPARK for 325 Main Street, Coshocton, Ohio. Referencing the history of the space as the site of the Park Hotel 1880-2005, the team was charged with designing a succession of outdoor rooms for comfort and compelling habitability.  The artPARK will serve as a place to display temporary public works of arts, show movies and present performances as well serve as an anchor for the revitalization of downtown Coshocton. Three spatial schemes were developed over the weekend of March 21, 2014 under the direction of Designer Tim Frank: Scheme #1…

  • artPARK

    Designing the PARK

    PARK HOTEL 1881 | Built for Alex and Benton Renfrew, brothers & farmers in the Canal Lewisville area 1883 | Opened by first owner, James H. Stocking 1884 | Sold to William T. Zeller 1907 | Sold to Thomas Rittenhouse, then later that year to William H. Bachert 1909 | Hotel and building sold to Coshocton Real Estate Co. 1975 | Sold to Jerold Zwelling 2014 | Sand lot sold to Pomerene Center for the Arts WE’RE READY to design a permanent park referencing the history of the space as the long time site of the Park Hotel. We’re thinking of a succession of outdoor rooms with the capacity to…