This Kickstarter Project Has A Heart — & A Story You Need To Hear

Photo: Courtesy of The Jennings Hotel.
We all have our ambitions. Buying our own tiny house would be one such dream. Being Beyoncé is another. Entrepreneur and consummate handyman Greg Hennes (who's already built his own tiny home and photo studio) thinks just a little bit bigger — he's currently renovating a turn-of-the-century hotel.

After purchasing the historic Jennings Hotel in sleepy Joseph, Oregon, Hennes started a successful Kickstarter to help fund the remodeling of the small-town landmark. Working with interior designers, architects, and textile artists to recast the interiors of the space in all of their former glory (and then some), Hennes created a haven for nightly guests as well as local and visiting artists.

Click through for the story of this historic renovation and Hennes' thoughts on the new wave of artist residencies. We know the next pin on our map.