People Skateboard Blog — RPB RSS



2051 Rosa Parks Grand Opening

Jessica and I have spent every day off this past month helping develop an event space located at 2051 Rosa Parks blvd. in the Corktown district of Detroit. The space is designed to house art exhibits, premiere videos, and host live music. The space also features skateable installations that flow throughout it's three rooms. Fran├žois Decomble and Jim Tumey conceptualized the space while hosting a weekly video night at their over-crowded apartment. It was not much more than a pipe dream, until Matt Price of The Skateboard Mag got a hold of Jim and told him Levi's Skateboarding was looking to do a DIY project in Detroit. Jim and Francois drew up a proposal for a skateable movie theater/art gallery....

Continue reading