Midtown Office Building a Tribute to Two Local Icons

By Michael Shaw
The Sacramento Business Journal

Developer and artist honored by sons with project ready for planning board next month.

Developer Michael Heller Jr. is taking public art to new heights in Midtown Sacramento – an office building that would serve as a four-story canvas for internationally known artist Wayne Thiebaud.

The Tribute Building,” as it’s being called, would rise on a lot at 20th Street and Capitol Avenue. Heller bought it this summer for a planned collaboration with Thiebaud’s son Paul, an art gallery owner, with the idea of making art a theme throughout.

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