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by Homewood2009
August 29th, 2019, 10:45 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: The Once and Future Dayton's
Replies: 274
Views: 40354

Re: The Once and Future Dayton's

Imagine if this food hall is so successful that it became a chain name for other food hall locations! I think it be the first time a “failed” brand is brought back in a new capacity or at least in the retail market. Agreed. I hope this is just the jolt that Nicollet needs. Dayton's was not a "faile...
by Homewood2009
June 22nd, 2019, 10:29 am
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Wells Fargo Redevelopment - 801 Portland - 16 stories - 180'
Replies: 82
Views: 15383

Re: Downtown Minneapolis General Topics & Development Map

It's apparently being built by K-A. They're proposing (hold on to your hats) a six-story stick-built apartment building with a WF branch in the base . (Locked) Hooray. 16 stories now https://mspsocial.net/@t54r4n1/100245503159870273 I went by this yesterday and noticed barriers being placed around ...
by Homewood2009
June 22nd, 2019, 10:18 am
Forum: Minneapolis - North, Northeast, and Southeast / University of Minnesota
Topic: Thor Construction HQ - Penn and Plymouth
Replies: 14
Views: 2603

Re: Thor Construction HQ - Penn and Plymouth

I live three blocks from the new Thor building. My Homewood neighborhood facebook page hasn't had any updates about it. A while back there was discusion about a breakfast/sandwich/coffee shop going in the main level, but nothing has been done and there have been no, coming soon signs. There is a sma...
by Homewood2009
June 13th, 2019, 5:30 am
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: 240 Park Ave S - Zygi's Apartments - 18 stories - 188'
Replies: 54
Views: 12730

Re: 240 Park Ave S - Zygi's Apartments - 18 stories - 188'

Drove by yesterday on my way home from work, looks like the crane assembly has begun.
by Homewood2009
February 18th, 2019, 6:03 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - North, Northeast, and Southeast / University of Minnesota
Topic: Alia Tower - 200 Central - 483' / 40 Stories
Replies: 896
Views: 138390

Re: Alia Tower - 200 Central - 483' / 40 Stories

Drove by today and there was a crew on site, maybe taking soil samples.
by Homewood2009
December 15th, 2018, 11:34 am
Forum: Minneapolis - North, Northeast, and Southeast / University of Minnesota
Topic: Northside - General Topics
Replies: 294
Views: 63092

Re: Northside - General Topics

Fencing has been put up around the former Estes Funeral home at Plymouth and Penn in N. Mpls. The new much better looking building opened up across the street about three months ago. If I'm not mistaken, the clinic next door will be expanded on that site. I'm hoping for some retail and apartments to...
by Homewood2009
December 15th, 2018, 11:28 am
Forum: Minneapolis - North, Northeast, and Southeast / University of Minnesota
Topic: Rafter - 333 Hennepin Ave E (290' - 26 stories)
Replies: 328
Views: 56334

Re: Mortenson / USBank site - 333 Hennepin Ave E (290' - 26 stories)

This building shows up really well from Plymouth avenue in N Mpls, once you cross over the freeway bridge. NE is developing it's own skyline, can't wait for Alia to get finished. As far as this building goes, I'll wait to see how it interacts with the sidewalk. We can probably all agree that it is b...
by Homewood2009
August 8th, 2018, 5:59 am
Forum: Minneapolis - North, Northeast, and Southeast / University of Minnesota
Topic: Alia Tower - 200 Central - 483' / 40 Stories
Replies: 896
Views: 138390

Re: 200 Central - Alatus Tower (Washburn-McReavy Site) 483' / 40 Stories

FINALLY!!! I love that this buiding will be getting started. All these NEBL Nimby's can move to Stillwater if they want a quaint little river town. This will do nothing to destroy historic character, they knew that all along.
by Homewood2009
August 3rd, 2018, 6:18 am
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: RBC Gateway (Four Seasons) - 37 stories - 519'
Replies: 1983
Views: 244526

Re: Gateway Tower (RBC Plaza Jr.) - 30 stories - 458'

Nah, the guy on here who was pushing the conspiracy always referred to 500'. It's based around a fealty to the height of IDS. I would hope that there would be no fealty to the height of IDS, it hasn't been the tallest since Capella was finished out at 776 1/2 feet tall. Capella of course was never ...
by Homewood2009
April 13th, 2018, 6:07 am
Forum: Saint Paul
Topic: O'Gara's Development - 164 Snelling Ave N
Replies: 54
Views: 9021

Re: O'Gara's Development - 164 Snelling Ave N

This sentence: "There’s a new Dunkin’ Donuts being proposed for Snelling and Hague" was in this article: http://www.citypages.com/news/a-st-paul-starbucks-and-the-drive-thru-from-hell/479469783 . Is that related? I wish Dunkin Donuts would open some locations in downtown Minneapolis. Just spent a w...
by Homewood2009
April 13th, 2018, 5:57 am
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: City of Minneapolis Office Building - 501 4th Ave S - 11 stories / 171'
Replies: 219
Views: 34290

Re: City of Minneapolis Office Building - 501 4th Ave S - 11 stories / 171'

Thank you Grant, for posting the pics. I love the random openings and modern design, and being being very open to the street.
by Homewood2009
April 13th, 2018, 5:51 am
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: West Lake Street Hotel- 3012 Excelsior Blvd (8 stories, 100')
Replies: 42
Views: 5869

Re: West Lake Street Hotel- 3012 Excelsior Blvd (8 stories, 100')

Seriously? This is "too tall"? Why are some people in this city so afraid of tall buildings?
by Homewood2009
April 12th, 2018, 6:09 am
Forum: Minneapolis - North, Northeast, and Southeast / University of Minnesota
Topic: Art and Architecture Building Development - 3338 University Ave SE - 14 Stories / 155'
Replies: 98
Views: 15922

Re: Art and Architecture Building Redevelopment - 3338 University Ave SE - 17 Stories / 195'

Another exciting addition to this corridor. I love the massing, the location, the colors. It will be a better use of this tract of land, and of course, bring more people to Prospect park. The Witches Tower is up high enough that I don't think views are going to be affected too much. If the new build...
by Homewood2009
April 10th, 2018, 9:07 am
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: The Once and Future Dayton's
Replies: 274
Views: 40354

Re: The Once and Future Dayton's

Last week I went to Union Market in Washington DC, it's a huge food hall with a great variety of food vendors and lots of seating. I'm hopeful that this project turns out in a similar way.
by Homewood2009
April 7th, 2018, 12:27 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Downtown Post Office
Replies: 71
Views: 5366

Re: Downtown Post Office

Thank you.
by Homewood2009
April 7th, 2018, 7:48 am
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Downtown Post Office
Replies: 71
Views: 5366

Re: Downtown Minneapolis General Topics & Development Map

There must be more in there than a loading dock, right? It effectively doubled the size of the building. Work used to take me in there weekly (20 years ago)- quite a bit of the riverfront section is an enclosed double height dock designed for tractor trailers. I marked the approx. size here. There ...
by Homewood2009
April 7th, 2018, 7:40 am
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: What wrong with our parks?
Replies: 22
Views: 1400

Re: What wrong with our parks?

I would lobe to see something like Bryant Park in New York, here in Minneapolis. Been through it, and hung out in it, a few times in the last coupe of years. There was a place to get coffee and light snacks, performance space, lots of trees, and most importantly, plenty of places to sit and have con...
by Homewood2009
March 11th, 2018, 11:49 am
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: RBC Gateway (Four Seasons) - 37 stories - 519'
Replies: 1983
Views: 244526

Re: United Properties / Four Seasons "Gateway" Project (Nicollet Hotel Block)

I remember this. Skyscraperpage has a diagram of it, just not sure how acurate it is to what was being proposed at the time.
IDS II
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