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by John21
December 10th, 2018, 8:02 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - General Topics and Citywide Issues
Topic: Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan
Replies: 177
Views: 14775

Re: Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan

In the near term it will probably have the biggest effect on all the empty lots on the northside? Building sfh there doesn’t pencil out right now.
by John21
November 20th, 2018, 7:24 pm
Forum: Saint Paul
Topic: Former West Publishing / County Jail development site
Replies: 101
Views: 15098

Re: Former West Publishing / County Jail development site

This looks fantastic. Hope it comes to fruition.
by John21
November 19th, 2018, 5:26 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Fiber Internet and TV Services, Cord Cutting
Replies: 642
Views: 25835

Re: Fiber Internet and TV Services, Cord Cutting

I'm looking forward to them finally getting to my hood. I'm paying Centurylink $65 a month for 100mb.
by John21
October 27th, 2018, 12:56 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Longfellow Station - (3801 Hiawatha Avenue)
Replies: 88
Views: 26402

Re: Longfellow Station - (3801 Hiawatha Avenue)

New for sale sign up on this lot. Guess they gave up on putting forth a new proposal.
by John21
October 14th, 2018, 7:56 am
Forum: Suburbs
Topic: Suburban Malls and Associated Retail News
Replies: 166
Views: 21163

Re: Suburban Malls and Associated Retail News

Anondson wrote:
October 14th, 2018, 7:14 am
They’re taking over the Eden Prairie Center spot where Sears was.

https://www.bizjournals.com/twincities/ ... sears.html
And they’ve had a smaller store at EP Center for at least 10 years.
by John21
October 2nd, 2018, 7:07 pm
Forum: Suburbs
Topic: Mall of America - Bloomington
Replies: 941
Views: 120341

Re: Mall of America - Bloomington

It is a large employer and transit hub. I’m sure they did their due diligence and found it wasn’t worth it.
by John21
September 28th, 2018, 11:43 am
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: East 38th Street & 38th St Station Development
Replies: 203
Views: 32002

Re: 38th Street Corridor & 38th St Station Development

Looking at the website, the 2nd floor is full, 3rd floor has 2 vacancies and 4th floor has 7 vacancies. And as mentioned the 2 large units on 28th Ave are vacant.
by John21
September 28th, 2018, 9:43 am
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: East 38th Street & 38th St Station Development
Replies: 203
Views: 32002

Re: 38th Street Corridor & 38th St Station Development

Huge bummer if true. I wonder if phase 1 isn't filling like they hoped? I see the retail spaces are still empty other than the Lander office.
by John21
August 29th, 2018, 11:32 am
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: City issues podcasts and podcast episodes
Replies: 2
Views: 364

Re: City issues podcasts and podcast episodes

There Goes the Neighborhood is a good podcast series. From WNYC and KCRW. Zoning, gentrification, renting, etc.
by John21
August 28th, 2018, 5:16 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Hiawatha-Minnehaha Ave Development & RR Corridor/Grain Elevators
Replies: 139
Views: 23265

Re: Southside - General Topics

‘Extremely affordable’ housing project planned at 45th and Hiawatha The five-story, 53,950 square-foot building will sit on one acre. It will include 80 efficiency units that range from 418 to 518 square feet. A parking lot will have 40 spaces, or about a half space per unit, and there will be insi...
by John21
August 23rd, 2018, 10:58 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Public Transit News and Current Happenings
Replies: 2164
Views: 197437

Re: Public Transit News and Current Happenings

There are going to be some changes to the State Fair service this year, mostly due to an operator shortage. This piece from Citylab is a good read about the current state of affairs of the transit operator profession, as an aside: https://www.citylab.com/transportation/2018/06/why-wont-anyone-drive...
by John21
July 10th, 2018, 8:17 am
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Twin Cities' National and Global Image
Replies: 923
Views: 77028

Re: Twin Cities' National and Global Image

Annual PGA Tour event coming to Blaine starting next July 4-7. 3M is the sponsor and it replaces the Champions Tour event.

http://www.startribune.com/confirmed-3m ... 487768941/
by John21
June 27th, 2018, 6:52 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - North, Northeast, and Southeast / University of Minnesota
Topic: Stadium Village
Replies: 144
Views: 29236

Re: Stadium Village

I can’t tell, is that related to that cool proposal United had a couple years ago for the Days Inn land?
by John21
June 20th, 2018, 11:58 am
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Bike Shopping
Replies: 53
Views: 3331

Re: Bike Shopping

Some good info in this thread. So, I've left my garage door open accidentally a handful of times. Most recent time someone walked/rode away with my bike. I'm looking to replace it. it was a $300 hybrid. Mostly I ride it for recreation and an occasional trip to the store. Once in a while for exercise...
by John21
June 9th, 2018, 10:57 am
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Gateway Tower (RBC/Four Seasons) - 37 stories - 503'
Replies: 1776
Views: 195212

Re: Gateway Tower (Four Seasons/RBC) - 43 stories - 513'

Yes, surprised no one has mentioned it yet, but (if I'm reading correctly) the condo component has increased to 50 units. They also now describe a potential scenario where both the hotel and condos components are replaced with apartments if the hotel is "deemed unfeasible". I wonder what's going on...

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