GREENFIELD — It won’t be long before The Hive makerspace at 156 Main St. is open, according to Linda McInerney.
The creative director of Eggtooth Productions, who is working with others to create the new space, said it will welcome all types of artists, artisans, craftspeople, performers and “creators.” The Hive is expected to open in the spring of 2020.
Robert “Robbie” Cohn, owner of the building, said he decided to take a new approach to find an appropriate tenant for the 5,600-square-foot space. He contacted local “creatives” to find out what might be an “exciting contribution to the creative economy” in downtown Greenfield.
McInerney said they were unanimous in their response. Artists and artisans from myriad disciplines said a makerspace would be an “economic driver” and help create a destination downtown. So, Cohn moved forward with finding the team that…