Rebuilding of 1020 Military

$325 of $100,000 goal

Raised by 8 people in 2 months

In May of 2018, the three of us, my brother Casye Seifert and my wife Kelsey Seifert, purchased a building on the historic Route 66 in Baxter Springs Kansas. Our dreams for the building seemed endless as we continually explored the interior and exterior! Production Studios. Coffee Shop. Podcast Studio. Bitcoin Mining. Whatever we could dream was possible. The weeks and months following we arduously worked to strip plaster off the walls to expose the authentic brick walls, clear out debris and edge closer to installing features like electric, plumbing, and HVAC. 

The funds raised here will be directly used to continue to repair, design, and build 1020 into our vision!

These are some of the changes that have happened so far since May!

One of the first pictures of a cleared out 1020! We had just started to expose the brick!
32531002_1535660134486863_r.jpeg32531002_1535660145224821_r.jpegIf only we worked this fast! To not blow out the brick or the grout I have to spray each brick almost individually! A man
A man dedicated to his passion! Casye strolling through the wreckage of the past and the sprouts of the future! 
32531002_1535660173130420_r.jpeg This was some video of the upstairs before any of the plaster had been removed! 

BUT as we move forward to our proposed end these are some of the ambitions we wish to manifest! 

Coffee Shop
We hope to create a niche coffee shop that specializes in boutique style roasting and brewing. This space would offer pristine coffee selections as well as provide a welcoming and productive atmosphere for locals and tourist alike. 

Podcast Space
Along with studio space for the "SciFi And Friends Podcast" we want to create a public podcasting studio(s) where individuals or groups can rent out to produce their own shows. People can rent hourly, weekly, or perhaps even longer. We would supply the space, equipment and if needed the editing and producing of the show. 

Production Studio
The production space for Infinite Productions continues to grow with each passing season. Having a studio to house all of our needed equipment as well as provide space for filming products (beverages, vehicles, etc) and individuals will help continue to expand our potential. Along with editing bays, producer's offices, and writing rooms, the space will work as a full-scale production company. 

Above 1018 and 1020 is 1018 1/2 ! This space was old apartment rooms that had a single dedicated bath house! We hope to renovate these living quarters to create a pristigess living area that would overlook the historic Route 66. These lofts would be situated over the coffee shop and would have street access.

Any support is appreciated and we are excited to continue to work hard and pursue our goals! As time moves on we will update with photos, videos, and documents! If you feel driven to donate we much appreciate it! We will continue to build and move forward whether we achieve our campaign goal or not! :) 


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Stripped the low ceiling out in 1018 today! This opened up the room drastically! Next steps are to clean & paint the ceiling, remove MORE plaster & clean the floor!
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One of our first undertakings will be to rebrick this opening and install a barn door to allow access between to the two sides!
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In the far left side you can see our building 1020! We arent sure on its actual build date but the photo was snapped in 1917! Its over 100 years old!
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3 of 16 total windows that wrap around the top half of the building!
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