The post-industrial neighborhood has long been a haven for large music venues —Electric Factory and Starlight Ballroom are tucked in among the low-slung buildings — but the area also has a growing residential population. The Union Transfer team worked extensively with the local community to make sure they would be a good neighbor. “You have to respect the character of a neighborhood,” says Four Corners’ Avram Hornik. “It’s why you want to be in that neighborhood in the first place.”

(via Sound Effect: How A Music Venue Can Lift a Neighborhood)