Developing Environments

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The Developing Environments community encompasses a broad range of backgrounds and creative practices. Painters, sculptors, print makers, sound artists, graphic designers, computer artists, dancers, photograhers, circus and theater artists occupy its thirty-six studios. Through the resourcefulness of its members, Developing Environments continues to provide affordable housing and studio space for active, working artists. [1]


540 Alabama St

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Type of Space

an artist Live/work space

Community Served

Affordable living/working space for artists in the Royce Artists Building at 540 Alabama Street, San Francisco, California

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About this Article

This article was originally created as part of SOMArts Cultural Center's Making a Scene: 50 Years of Alternative Bay Area Spaces. To learn how to add or edit content please visit the Bay Area Society for Art & Activism's online History Collection Lab.


  1., 6-29-2015