A community nonprofit in San Ysidro is renovating a historic church to use for art and culture. Thursday night, Casa Familiar opened that new art space, El Salon, with an exhibit that was previously on display at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

The exhibit includes models of award-winning housing projects that are planned to be constructed in San Ysidro. I visited the exhibit Wednesday as Casa’s design and development officer, David Flores, was touching up some details for the display. Here’s our weekly television segment with NBC San Diego:

View more videos at: Flores navigated the task to engage a community in the process of designing new housing projects, and about his frustrating setbacks when the city’s kelly.bennett@voiceofsandiego.org or 619.325.0531. Or you can keep up with me on Twitter @kellyrbennett or on Facebook.

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    Written by Kelly Bennett

    Kelly Bennett is a freelance contributor to Voice of San Diego. You can reach her directly at kelly@vosd.org.


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