Mercer prepares to give Capricorn Records a revitalizing makeover

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and now there’s Lofts surrounding it too. But, on the inside of that worn building,womens Carlos Henderson Jersey,There’s a culture and history surrounding Capricorn Records, a revitalization is being planned.
In 2015, Mercer partnered with NewTown Macon to begin the transformation of the original Capricorn studio.
and people have already began moving in. One of the buildings won’t be available to rent until April,The Lofts at Capricorn opened this past December,Authentic Zane Gonzalez Jersey, but the other three are open and operating.
the manager of the Lofts at Capricorn,womens Jim Brown Jersey,Alexis Fletcher,womens Gary Barnidge Jersey, said the Lofts have the overarching theme of the history behind Capricorn Records.
” Fletcher said while pointing out some of the various pieces of art,womens Joe Haden Jersey,“Pretty much everything in here has to do with Capricorn Records,Authentic Demarcus Walker Jersey, photos and memorabilia related to the studio that were hanging on the walls of the lobby.
200 to just over $1,The lofts come in one and two-bedroom options and vary in price from just under $1,800. A $300 administrative fee is halved for Mercer students.
Michael Pierce, was brought out in fall of last year to restore the mural,Next to the pool area is a mural painted on the side of Capricorn Records. The original painter, which had been damaged over the years by the weathering and decaying state of the Capricorn building.
There is also a spot marked on the wall by the pool where glass will be installed so that Loft residents will be able to see into the Capricorn recording studio once it has been restored.
Mercer is working on renovating the inside of it and making it back into a functioning recording studio,womens Zane Gonzalez Jersey,“With the studio,Authentic Jim Brown Jersey,Authentic Gary Barnidge Jersey,Authentic Joe Haden Jersey,Authentic Garett Bolles Jersey,” Fletcher said. “They’ll have shows in there. There’s supposed to be a bar. So it’s gonna be a really cool place once it’s done.”
The restoration of the studio is being overseen by Larry Brumley,womens Garett Bolles Jersey,womens Demarcus Walker Jersey, the senior vice president for marketing communications and chief of staff at Mercer University. Brumley said these Lofts are the first residential construction project in downtown Macon in about eighty years.
“We’re in the homestretch of fundraising for it,Authentic Carlos Henderson Jersey,Authentic Brendan Langley Jersey,” Brumley said. “We need about another two million dollars to get all the funds necessary to do what we want to do with the facility. We’ve got some large asks out. We’re hoping that will be positive and will get us to the finish line.” The fundraising goal for the project is $3.5 million total.

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