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Finn Lofts coming to Commerce Street; area could be renamed

finnWICHITA — The art district along Commerce Street between Waterman and Kellogg is now also going to be home to 25 loft apartments.

Finn Lofts is opening at 430 S. Commerce in part of the former Finn Distributing space, which John Finn first moved into in 1964 to sell Amana and Sylvania products.

“It was his last building there, so we wanted to name it after him,” says David Farha of Old Town Partners, which also includes his distant cousin, Mark Farha, and Brock Oaks. Finn also is a minority partner in the project.

“It’s going to be a good area,” Finn says. “I’m not going to be out in the woods completely.”