Trenton Scroggins, Courier Staff Writer – February 21, 2019. The Tack Factory closed 12 years ago — after 111 years of business.
Against the backdrop of falling boards and metal, blowtorches and trucks, a small gathering of shovel diggers met Tuesday morning just outside the factory’s western doors, where, as one key player observed, “We can finally say we did it…I look forward to giving all of you…a tour of the finished Riverside Tower Lofts in 2020.”
The shovels then turned the ceremonial first mounds of dirt signifying the beginning of a project.
Nearly two years ago, with the Stellar Communities designation in the City of Madison’s hands, Louisville real estate group Denton Floyd purchased the factory at Cragmont and Second streets, (more…)