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by fehler
March 30th, 2020, 8:22 am
Forum: Minneapolis - General Topics and Citywide Issues
Topic: MPS Comprehensive District Design
Replies: 27
Views: 5324

Re: MPS Comprehensive District Design

Interesting, no more community K-8s. The K-8s in my area (Lake Nokomis, Folwell, Field/Hale) going to K-5 may be in improvement, smaller area focus hopefully means smaller school population. It also looks like it will be easier to close schools in the future, if all the adjacent schools have the sam...
by fehler
March 19th, 2020, 7:21 am
Forum: Minneapolis - General Topics and Citywide Issues
Topic: MPS Comprehensive District Design
Replies: 27
Views: 5324

Re: MPS Comprehensive District Design

North is already empty because everyone now open enrolls to Hopkins or Minnetonka. Perhaps the thinking is "maybe if our attendance area looks more well-off, the local families will treat the local school with more respect and work to improve it." I think any Kenwood family that can afford private s...
by fehler
March 6th, 2020, 1:18 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Lake & Nicollet Redevelopment (Kmart site)
Replies: 413
Views: 81465

Re: Lake & Nicollet Redevelopment (Kmart site)

"Open" means open to cars. Doesn't need to be a freeway, but there should be an allowance for autos, else why are we spending tax dollars on it.
by fehler
March 6th, 2020, 1:11 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - General Topics and Citywide Issues
Topic: MPS Comprehensive District Design
Replies: 27
Views: 5324

Re: MPS Comprehensive District Design

Me personally, I don't have a big problem. We live two blocks from Roosevelt, so kids are going to go there, and we're not affected by the elementary school program shifts. Overall, I don't know how MPS expects to get those Kenwood and Uptown(not Uptown) families to North every day, relying on Metro...
by fehler
March 6th, 2020, 12:59 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - General Topics and Citywide Issues
Topic: MPS Comprehensive District Design
Replies: 27
Views: 5324

MPS Comprehensive District Design

This is a topic for the oft-discussed (by us older kid-having folk) topic of the Minneapolis School District Comprehensive District Design. Here's a Southwest Journal introduction (with focus on Southwest High School changes, of course, mostly in relation to North High School). https://www.southwest...
by fehler
February 25th, 2020, 11:22 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Thrivent Headquarters Block - 6th St and Portland Ave
Replies: 195
Views: 41664

Re: Thrivent Headquarters Block - 6th St and Portland Ave

Full. Block. Parking. Lot.
by fehler
February 4th, 2020, 2:39 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Minneapolis Vehicle Equipment Violations
Replies: 12
Views: 2416

Re: Minneapolis Vehicle Equipment Violations

I'm interested in the proposal to ban the parking of commercial trucks overnight on city streets (or is it just residential neighborhoods?)
by fehler
January 15th, 2020, 3:26 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Downtown Riverfront - Mill Ruins Park - Waterworks
Replies: 227
Views: 29992

Re: Downtown Riverfront - Mill Ruins Park - Waterworks

I like it. Especially if there are fishing platforms. Always feel like I'm going to get run over fishing off the SAB. Or I'm going to cast into some hipster's kombucha. Mostly kidding. I'd love having a loop for walking, but I was hoping for the #9 bridge to be connected for that loop. But this'll do.
by fehler
November 1st, 2019, 11:33 am
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: East 38th Street & 38th St Station Development
Replies: 239
Views: 63543

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

amiller92 wrote:
November 1st, 2019, 9:27 am
Not sure why I think so, but seems like the "cut out" with the dog walk should face the back instead of Hiawatha.
No, the sunset side is the best. And no complaints when/if something goes up on the ADA Medical block.
by fehler
October 15th, 2019, 11:29 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Mall of America Transit Station
Replies: 146
Views: 26246

Re: Mall of America Transit Station

I believe that the station is in a good place where it is, relatively, and a second station can be added on the American Boulevard side of any MOA2 expansion, starting an expansion west to close the Southwest triangle.
by fehler
September 25th, 2019, 9:49 am
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Hiawatha-Minnehaha Development & RR Corridor/MinHi Line
Replies: 191
Views: 47830

Re: Hiawatha-Minnehaha Development & RR Corridor/MinHi Line

Continued to October 21 Planning Comission meeting.
by fehler
August 22nd, 2019, 8:06 am
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Ironclad Apartments & Moxy Hotel - Washington & Chicago
Replies: 160
Views: 28982

Re: Ironclad Apartments & Moxy Hotel - Washington & Chicago

While its nice to see the old retaining wall stones back, they look completely out of place. They used to be "fitted" together, now they just look plopped down.
by fehler
August 21st, 2019, 9:37 am
Forum: Minneapolis - General Topics and Citywide Issues
Topic: Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
Replies: 545
Views: 71669

Re: Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board

I had the opportunity to car pool with Adam Arvidson for a long drive to the North Shore (we chaperoned the 5th Grade camping trip). He's the Director of Planning Services with MPRB, and we got to talking about some of the recent projects. He explained a more recent (within the last decade) shift in...
by fehler
July 3rd, 2019, 2:21 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: I'm on a Boat!
Replies: 35
Views: 4557

Re: I'm on a Boat!

I can't wait for Raft Transit!
by fehler
June 21st, 2019, 1:42 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - General Topics and Citywide Issues
Topic: Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
Replies: 545
Views: 71669

Re: Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board

Needs street labels, I can't tell where this is supposed to be.
by fehler
June 14th, 2019, 2:53 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Nicollet 301 - 20 stories - 241'
Replies: 36
Views: 7910

Re: Nicollet 301 - 20 stories - ~200'(?)

I wish there was more setback along Nicollet, it looks like it will be boxing in Cancer Survivors "Park", when it really should be opening up to it and a future path to the river.
by fehler
June 7th, 2019, 7:55 am
Forum: Minneapolis - General Topics and Citywide Issues
Topic: Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
Replies: 545
Views: 71669

Re: Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board

Looking at all the diagrams, where is it forcing people off? The Y split near Portland can change to favor continuing west onto 50th, no problem, if that's what the traffic demands. The ramps up to Lyndale hitting right turn only medians, fine, should have been there already. Is that really all? I c...
by fehler
May 15th, 2019, 10:22 am
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: RBC Gateway (Four Seasons) - 37 stories - 519'
Replies: 1995
Views: 262330

Re: Gateway Tower (RBC/Four Seasons) - 37 stories - 503'

So shiny, so chrome.
by fehler
April 23rd, 2019, 10:04 am
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Downtown Minneapolis Restaurant News
Replies: 1099
Views: 180422

Re: Downtown Minneapolis Restaurant News

Lee's had parking?
by fehler
April 18th, 2019, 8:41 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: A Line - Arterial Rapid Bus
Replies: 477
Views: 53999

Re: A Line - Arterial Rapid Bus

The 46 serves three Minneapolis High Schools (Southwest, Washburn, and Roosevelt), so while i like the idea of interlining the A-Line, I would not like reduced service or limited stopping the 46. Maybe instead of crosstown connection to Edina on 50th, the A Line took 42nd to Cedar and then 66th Ave ...

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