Revitalizing an Industrial Mill Site as an Industrial Mill

The Faribault Woolen Mill in Faribault, Minnesota was opened in 1865, and closed in 2009. Two brothers intend to reuse the site for its original use, using an historic preservation credit to help fund the business.

http://www.startribune.com/business/126046728.html">Interviewed in the Star-Tribune, cousins Paul and Chuck Mooty are hoping the mill will create a business that will make locals proud:

Susan Feyder interviewed the Mootys:

"In this day and age when so many things are outsourced and produced piecemeal, we can say that everything is made in U.S. and within this facility," Chuck said."

The Preservation Alliance of Minnesota comments:

"The sense of pride, of community, that goes along with this business is unique and will be an asset to the revitalization of Faribault's Main Street District, and the community's overall health going forward."

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