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by Qhaberl
August 20th, 2019, 1:53 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Federal Reserve Riverfront Parking Ramp
Replies: 98
Views: 13925

Re: Federal Reserve Riverfront Parking Ramp

I don’t know exactly how feasible this would be, but what about running shuttles from the C ramp over to the building? I’ve thought about this with a lot of office developments in downtown. If you could run shuttles, people wouldn’t need to park so close to where they work. Walking five blocks can b...
by Qhaberl
August 20th, 2019, 1:28 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Harlem Irving and CA Ventures - 240 Hennepin Ave - 23 stories - 256'
Replies: 71
Views: 10680

Re: Harlem Irving and CA Ventures - 240 Hennepin Ave - 23 stories - 256'

Glad to hear this one is still working its way through the planning/preconstruction process. Hopefully construction starts on this one sometime next year. I always worry that we’re going to be hit with an economic slowdown, and some of these great developments won’t happen. Sent from my iPhone using...
by Qhaberl
August 20th, 2019, 1:25 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Target Field Station (the Hotel) & Target Field Station (the Station)
Replies: 1015
Views: 135385

Re: Target Field Station (the Hotel) & Target Field Station (the Station)

That last point, the one about a smart developer adding a convenient store to the bottom level of the building, is especially important to me. I don’t live in the neighborhood, but when I do venture up there on the light rail, it’s always nice to know that there is a gas station fairly close to targ...
by Qhaberl
August 16th, 2019, 6:29 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Public Transit News / Current Events (MN only)
Replies: 2302
Views: 227942

Re: Public Transit News / Current Events (MN only)

I think I have asked this before, and maybe there’s not anyone out there who has a good answer for me, but I want to dig more into transit ridership numbers. We live in the modern day of technology. Where do I go to find out what the ridership trends have been over the past six months on a specific ...
by Qhaberl
August 7th, 2019, 7:30 am
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Uptown Retail & Restaurant News
Replies: 1533
Views: 160313

Re: Uptown Retail & Restaurant News

Maybe some of these buildings will eventually be taken down and replaced with more mixed use establishments.


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by Qhaberl
July 19th, 2019, 1:40 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Uptown (and LynLake) Development & General Topics
Replies: 1056
Views: 138665

Re: Uptown (and LynLake) Development & General Topics

I know this is it in the right topic, so feel free to put it in the place it belongs.

Does anyone know when the oldies will be opening at 26th and Lindale? Went by the building on the bus today and the outside looks mostly complete.


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by Qhaberl
July 18th, 2019, 10:54 am
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: North Loop Green - Hines - 350 N 5th St(?) - 40 stories / 442'
Replies: 61
Views: 7221

Re: North Loop Green - Hines - 350 N 5th St(?) - 36 stories / ~400'(?)

Not to be a Debbie downer, because I’m really excited about this project. I’ve walked by the area so many times and always find myself asking, when are they going to do something with this. This is really exciting! Even though the site is a parking lot, and should not take that long to get the neces...
by Qhaberl
July 16th, 2019, 6:10 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Federal Reserve Riverfront Parking Ramp
Replies: 98
Views: 13925

Re: Federal Reserve Riverfront Parking Ramp

This ramp should have been wrapped in housing with significant ground floor retail. Had that happened, I would have no problem being OK with this ramp. A good example I can think of off the top of my head is some of the new Bloomington Central Station Apartments, although they did not add enough ret...
by Qhaberl
July 9th, 2019, 11:31 am
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Theater Garage Marquee Apartments - (Franklin & Lyndale)
Replies: 532
Views: 56225

Re: Theater Garage Marquee Apartments - (Franklin & Lyndale)

I’ve been asking myself about this project for a while. It just seems to be taking forever. I wasn’t sure if that was just me.


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by Qhaberl
June 28th, 2019, 7:44 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Eleven (Ryan Condo Tower) - 1111 West River Parkway - 41 stories / 550'
Replies: 231
Views: 37883

Re: Eleven (Ryan Condo Tower) - 1111 West River Parkway - 48 stories / 550'

How tall is this building? The title of the thread says that it’s 48 stories tall, but the post up thread says 41 stories.


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by Qhaberl
June 21st, 2019, 8:55 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Mall of America Transit Station
Replies: 121
Views: 15745

Re: Mall of America Transit Station: Master Plan

That’s awesome! Can’t wait for it to be finished. It’s supposed to be finished at the end of July or August, correct? It will be so nice not having to look at that ugly monstrosity that currently is the transit center. It will also be a much smoother transition from the light rail to the mall. Sent ...
by Qhaberl
June 21st, 2019, 6:37 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Mall of America Transit Station
Replies: 121
Views: 15745

Re: Mall of America Transit Station: Master Plan

Got some pictures of the construction work at the new Mall of America transit station this morning. Where exactly will the new escalator from the mall of America transit station to the interior of the mall be located? https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190621/740bd77f4143d916f26ba53859bda044.jpg htt...
by Qhaberl
June 20th, 2019, 1:16 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Downtown Minneapolis General Topics & Development Map
Replies: 1704
Views: 275673

Re: Downtown Minneapolis General Topics & Development Map

So they just started work on the Hennepin Avenue reconstruction from Washington Avenue to12 street. Last year they worked on the portion that runs through the Lyndale Hennepin convergence. There is a gap between these two projects. What about the portion from 12th St. to 16th St.? It’s a little over...
by Qhaberl
June 19th, 2019, 4:33 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Downtown Minneapolis General Topics & Development Map
Replies: 1704
Views: 275673

Re: Downtown Minneapolis General Topics & Development Map

It would be great to have more office space, but I don’t know if the market could take it right now. I would imagine that it will either end up being luxury apartments or condos. I’m guessing that the area is zoned for very high density because of it’s proximity to downtown and to the train station....
by Qhaberl
June 19th, 2019, 1:24 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Bottineau LRT (Blue Line Extension)
Replies: 998
Views: 111990

Re: Bottineau LRT (Blue Line Extension)

I strongly agree. I wish our region would more seriously consider piecemeal expansions as money becomes available, with simpler planning and without federal money, and then using those investments as the local "match" for federal dollars when they reach that threshold. Or not, frankly. Cutting out ...
by Qhaberl
June 19th, 2019, 1:03 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Pedestrian Safety and Infrastructure Improvements
Replies: 272
Views: 33208

Re: Pedestrian Safety and Infrastructure Improvements

Do the most recent state drivers test manuals cover these type of bike signals? Our bikes signal standardized throughout the country, or do the different cities have different types of signals?


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by Qhaberl
June 19th, 2019, 12:07 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Pedestrian Safety and Infrastructure Improvements
Replies: 272
Views: 33208

Re: Pedestrian Safety and Infrastructure Improvements

As a follow-up question related to the different color of pavement between pedestrian walking area and biking area, does anyone know if that is the plan along Hennepin Avenue from Washington Avenue to 12 street?


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by Qhaberl
June 19th, 2019, 12:05 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Pedestrian Safety and Infrastructure Improvements
Replies: 272
Views: 33208

Re: Pedestrian Safety and Infrastructure Improvements

I happen to be walking along Washington Avenue between Hennepin Avenue and fifth Avenue. It looks absolutely beautiful. They did a really good job on the redesign. It definitely makes the pedestrian feel more safe while walking along a busy street. I like that the bike way pavement is color differen...
by Qhaberl
June 19th, 2019, 12:00 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Bottineau LRT (Blue Line Extension)
Replies: 998
Views: 111990

Re: Bottineau LRT (Blue Line Extension)

This is bordering on fantasy map discussion, but since it relates specifically to the blue line, I’m going to put it here. Anyone out there good at drawing fantasy maps? Could anyone dry up some maps of alternative alignments? I don’t think we would end up with a tunnel. Minneapolis seems to be agai...
by Qhaberl
June 18th, 2019, 7:46 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Bottineau LRT (Blue Line Extension)
Replies: 998
Views: 111990

Re: Bottineau LRT (Blue Line Extension)

So what exactly are the freight real companies throwing a fit about? In simple terms.



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