Join OA Design + Build at the 12th Annual Green Gifts Fair!
Calendar of Events
November 18, 2017
September 29, 2017 – September 29, 2017
come see us at for the fall remodelers showcase
1778 colvin ave in st paul
10 natchez ave in golden valley
both are whole home remodels
come and be inspired!
September 29,30 and October 1st
August 20, 2017 – August 20, 2017
Home #7 on the Luxury Remodeling Tour.
April 22, 2017 – April 22, 2017
We have a kitchen remodel at 2804 Fremont Ave and also showing the OA Awesome House at 5057 Ewing Ave S.
The tour is open Saturday, April 29 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, April 30 from 1-5 p.m
OA will be at the 25th annual Macalester-Groveland & Highland Home Improvement Fair.Come see us!
April 6, 2017
Join us at the OA Awesome House at 5057 Ewing Ave S on Thursday, April 6, from 5-7pm. Drinks and desserts provided!
March 31, 2017 – March 31, 2017
March 25, 2017
Come see OA at the 12th Annual Home Improvement Fair!
February 12, 2017
Come check us out at the West Metro Home Remodeling Fair!
Michael and Scott will also be in the Idea Center!
November 19, 2016
Kick off the holiday season with OA Design + Build and Do It Green! Minnesota’s 11th Annual Green Gifts Fair on Saturday, November 19th from 10am-5pm at Midtown Global Market in Minneapolis.
Shop among 80+ local, eco-friendly artists and businesses; enjoy holiday food samples, educational passport and prizes, and many green living demos. The Green Gifts Fair is a fun, family-friendly event with an estimated attendance of 6,000. A $1 donation will be accepted at the doors.
HIGHLIGHTS AT THE FAIR
* Many new vendors (80+ total vendors)
* Food Samples
* Nature Activities
* Photo Booth
* Family Passport with prizes
* Silent Auction
A sampling of the Green Activities and Demos you will find at the Green Gifts Fair:
• Free transit rides from Metro Transit (metrotransit.org)
• Educational Passport Stations with Prizes from Otogawa-Anschel (otogawa-anschel.com)
• Make your own non-toxic cleaner to take home (mwmo.org)
• Pick up free seeds or make seed balls for butterflies (gardeningmatters.org)
• Drop off your old holiday lights for recycling (recycleminnesota.org)
• Eco friendly gift wrap, gift tags and reusable bags (doitgreen.org)
• Low waste holiday party planning (eurekarecycling.org)
• Puppet show “The Way of the Monarch” follows the spectacular metamorphosis and migration of the monarch butterfly (hobt.org)
About Do It Green! Minnesota
Do It Green! Minnesota is the host of the Do It Green! Gifts Fair and over 800+ green living resources online at www.doitgreen.org.
October 20, 2016
September 8, 2016
June 23, 2016
Everything you wanted to know about outdoor living with special guests Southview Design! Decks, Patios, Pergolas, and Plants. Bring any and all questions for our designers to ponder. Drinks and Desserts provided. This event is free and open to anyone! RSVP to 612-789-7070
April 30, 2016 – April 30, 2016
The Minneapolis and Saint Paul Home Tour is an annual event that promotes city living. The tour brings thousands of home enthusiasts together for a weekend of sharing home remodeling ideas.
Come tour a 1925 home that has some awesome built ins and a secret door!
The home is #16 on the tour
April 30, 2016 – April 30, 2016
OA is proud to have our office on the MSP Tour. Visitors are invited to use this as a rest-room stop/coffee break, and to attend insightful home renovation talks.
Saturday, April 30, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. and Sunday, May 1, 1–5 p.m.
Basements: 11:30 am. The basement is a popular space to reclaim, but becareful! The basement is the most dangerous space to remodel. This session will share best practices for a worry-free basement remodel.
Basics of Bathrooms and Tile: 3:30 p.m. From classic designs to patterns that push the whimsical envelope, tile is the cornerstone of a bathroom! Learn how to make a small bathroom feel larger,and pick up tips for staying on budget.
Second Stories: 4:30 p.m. Adding dormers to your half-story often costs as much as putting on a full 2nd story, but gives you half the space. Make full use of your home! Learn how to identify if your house is a good second-story candidate and some tips to navigate the process. Drinks and desserts served…
Kitchen Basics: 12:30 p.m. The most popular reason people tour—kitchen ideas! Award-winning Otogawa-Anschel designers explain where to start and how to make your kitchen truly awesome.
Green Building: 2 p.m. What’s the real deal with Green Building? What are five steps you can take to make your home or remodel greener? Learn what is really impactful and what’s just fluff. PLUS a special look through the Otogawa-Anschel library of materials!
Granny Flats and Universal Design:4 p.m. The city of Minneapolis is encouraging the construction of “Granny Flats” aka accessory dwelling units. So what does that mean? What can you do on your property? What is the cost, and what designs are economical? Your answers are here! Drinks and desserts served.
April 23, 2016
April 21, 2016
Learn about what makes an awesome kitchen! We’ll be discussing in detail the aspects involved in designing and implementing an award winning kitchen! Topics include- How to make your kitchen seem larger than it actually is, creative ways to use tile, and many more! Bring your project questions. Wine and dessert will be provided. We look forward to seeing you there.
April 16, 2016
March 26, 2016
March 18, 2016 – March 18, 2016
Come visit one of our AWESOME kitchens!
This beautiful kitchen has loads of features, a timeless classic look, fine craftsmanship and appliances to match. The real mastery of this remodel comes when you see the before pictures. By moving a wall and awkward bath, Otogawa-Anschel Design+Build created this hyper-functional kitchen, a mud room, and a cozy one-half bath. Come enjoy a glass of wine and enjoy this old home’s new charm.
Friday, March 18 1pm-7pm
Saturday, March 19 noon- 6pm
Sunday, March 20 noon-6pm
February 26, 2016 – February 26, 2016
Come and see the OA Team’s golf holes! We will have 2 custom OA games inside of 50 S 6th St, Minneapolis.
The charitable goal of the Skyway Open is to raise money for the Intersections: Downtown 2025 Plan’s Committee to End Street Homelessness.
This year, in alignment with the Minneapolis Downtown Council’s Intersections: Downtown 2025 Plan, we’d like to announce that the Ending Street Homelessness committee will be the beneficiary of the proceeds brought in through the Skyway Open. As we continue to work toward becoming the first major city to end street homelessness, this annual community event will be a way to raise money for our continued initiatives, including raising awareness publicly about homelessness, working closely with those facing hard times and finding ways to help them establish living arrangements in the future.
November 21, 2015
October 2, 2015 – October 2, 2015
We will be showcasing two of our remodeled homes!
The first on is in Minneapolis at 3543 Humboldt Avenue S. It is #R61 in the Event.
The second home is in Rosemount at 14107 Cobbler Avenue. It is #R18 in the Event.
The hours on Friday are from 1pm to 7pm. Saturday and Sunday hours are noon to 6pm.
June 19, 2015 – June 19, 2015
Please come visit out Artisan Remodeled Home! Tickets are available online at www.artisanhometour.org
or in person at Patina or Bachman’s
April 25, 2015 – April 25, 2015
Stop by and see our awesome remodel in South Minneapolis!
The Minneapolis and Saint Paul Home Tour is an annual event that promotes city living. The tour brings thousands of home enthusiasts together for a weekend of sharing home remodeling ideas. The tour is sponsored by the Planning and Economic Development departments of both cities, local financial institutions, developers, contractors and other businesses. The home tour’s most important partners, of course, are the homeowners who volunteer to open their homes.
We are showcasing 2 different homes this year! First stop is #2 on the tour. 3543 Humboldt Ave S, Minneapolis and #50 is 761 E. 3rd St. in St. Paul. The Hours are Saturadey, 10am to 5pm and Sunday 1pm to 5pm.
April 18, 2015
We are proud to support the South Minneapolis Housing Fair.
Here are some highlights:
- Bring your small recyclable items to the Tech Dump Booth
- See tiny solar house
- Make a bird feeder with your child
- Learn about gardening from a master gardener and about solar gardens
Michael will also be presenting ” Kitchens that ROCK!” at 2pm
April 11, 2015
March 21, 2015
$6 or free if you bring a non-perishable food item.
March 20, 2015
Otogawa-Anschel principal Michael Anschel will speak about leadership at the next Good Leadership Breakfast in Golden Valley, MN.