Innovative showroom and performance studio opens in Downtown Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (June 27, 2013) – Cambria, the only family-owned, American-made producer of natural quartz surfacing, and CBS Radio Minneapolis announced the launch of the Cambria Gallery on 7th, located on 7th Street and 2nd Avenue downtown Minneapolis.
Cambria’s newest showroom in the heart of downtown Minneapolis demonstrates the company’s desire to expand its presence in downtown Minneapolis. The Cambria Gallery on 7th showcases a myriad of innovative and inspirational home and commercial vignettes by several locally renowned interior designers, architects, artists and manufacturers, as well as featuring full 4.5’ x 10’ slabs. The new gallery provides consumers and trade professionals with a convenient location to collaborate, gain inspiration and experience the depth and movement in Cambria’s trend-setting design palette.
“The Cambria Gallery on 7th embodies the Cambria culture of continued innovation, meticulous attention to detail and solid local partnerships,” says Peter Martin, Cambria Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Business Partner Services “As a Minnesota company we are proud to expand our Minneapolis presence and share our vision with a strong legacy partner like CBS Radio Minneapolis.”
Fusing impeccable design, music and local partnership, the Cambria Gallery on 7th hosts a CBS Radio Minneapolis recording studio for private performances and appearances by national recording artists, celebrities, athletes and listeners of CBS Radio Minneapolis affiliates. The Cambria Gallery on 7th will be open to the public during established business hours and will host Cambria, CBS Radio Minneapolis, community and local charity functions throughout year.
“We see the Cambria Gallery on 7th as an intimate and beautifully designed performance venue featuring state of the art video and audio capabilities,” said Mick Anselmo, Senior Vice President and Market Manager for CBS Radio Minneapolis. “We are fortunate to partner with Cambria, a great Minnesota based company, in developing this one of a kind showroom and performance studio. We will utilize the space for special broadcasts on WCCO Radio as well as a showcase for emerging and established country artists on BUZN@102.9.”
The Cambria Gallery on 7th is located at 625 2nd Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55402 and is open Monday-Friday, 10am-6pm, Saturday-Sunday, 11am-4pm.
In addition to the location at 7th Street and 2nd Avenue, Cambria also has showrooms in International Market Square (Minneapolis), Target Field (Minneapolis), Toronto and Palm Desert.
Cambria Gallery on 7th designers include, Steve Kleineman of SKD Architects (overall project, bar and restrooms), Billy Beson Design (live demo kitchen), Daisy Firebaugh (bathroom vanity vignette), Angela Parker (traditional kitchen vignette), Shelter Architects (Cambria Cove), BDH Young, Anton Newman (conference room) and Amber Ranzau (break room).
Cambria Gallery on 7th project/manufacturer partners include, Bishop (millwork), Kohler (plumbing), Steiner Development, Inc. (contractor/construction), Roth Distributing/Subzero-Wolf (appliances), Mercury Mosaics (mosaic in the bathroom vanity vignette), Vetterstone (stone columns),
Daniel Mather’s Artist (lighting fixture in Cambria Cove), North Star Surfaces (reclaimed mantle and reclaimed barn wood wall in conference room), Braaten Creative Woods (cabinetry in main bar and demo kitchen), Modern Design Cabinetry (cabinetry in break room, bath vanity, traditional kitchen), Heidi Libera Artist (original painting above fireplace), Carole Bruns Couture (dress for window display), Gunderson Tile (tile) and Creative Lighting (lighting).