Scout Workshop builds co-working space with the soul of Gaytee Stained Glass
Two designers are transforming the former Gaytee Stained Glass property at 2744 Lyndale Ave. S. into a co-working community space adjoining a sky-lit garden and restaurant. And they’re keeping the stained glass.
“A lot of this was about uncovering, not building,” said Heather Rose-Dunning. “…When you go into old buildings, you have to find the soul.”
A former alleyway-turned-garage will become an indoor garden and lounge with a 40-by-10-foot skylight, year-round greenery and a fenced “front porch” overlooking the sidewalk. A south building formerly home to Training for Life will become a restaurant. And co-working space will include a basement workshop and sunny communal work areas, with Gaytee’s stained glass reappearing throughout the building.
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