Rabbit Island

In February of 2010, Rob Gorski (NYC) and Andrew Ranville (UK) purchased a 90 acre island on Craigslist (seriously), 3 miles off the coast of Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula. They recently ran a Kickstarter which was funded to facilitate their plan to build an Artist Residency on the island. This island is virtually untouched as it stands. Rob and Andrew are breaking ground this summer to build a single small cabin which will house resident visual artists, musicians, and writers. Best Made Co. threw ‘em some gear too.

Dip over to their site to find out more on the project, and see some amazing photos of the island. Such a good looking, good-feeling project.

Check out their site here, photos here, Facebook here.

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8 Responses to Rabbit Island

  1. Sebastian August 22, 2011 at 1:30 am #

    Wow, looks totally awesome!

  2. Pinkus August 25, 2011 at 6:43 pm #

    wow.

  3. adasd September 21, 2011 at 6:33 pm #

    so they will wreck a great place and fill it with buildings…hmm….

  4. steve September 21, 2011 at 8:21 pm #

    I wonder how much they paid for the island … I wouldn’t mind an island

  5. Giovanni Cappellotto September 22, 2011 at 1:00 am #

    You’re living my dream…

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