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by Nick
February 14th, 2019, 6:10 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Downtown Minneapolis General Topics & Development Map
Replies: 1600
Views: 251078

Re: Downtown Minneapolis General Topics & Development Map

There’s a cheesemonger no less. Love that Lund’s.
by Nick
February 5th, 2019, 8:40 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - North, Northeast, and Southeast / University of Minnesota
Topic: 420 E Hennepin Ave
Replies: 94
Views: 11477

Re: 420 E Hennepin Ave

Silophant wrote:
February 5th, 2019, 8:08 pm
Whoa, really?
Sorry, should have linked. Top of page 3:

http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/www/gro ... 214877.pdf
by Nick
February 5th, 2019, 7:16 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - North, Northeast, and Southeast / University of Minnesota
Topic: 420 E Hennepin Ave
Replies: 94
Views: 11477

Re: 420 E Hennepin Ave

Condos are exempt from the interim inclusionary requirement.
by Nick
January 22nd, 2019, 11:04 am
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Minneapolis, Kansas
Replies: 4
Views: 443

Re: Minneapolis, Kansas

Ahhhhhh
by Nick
January 5th, 2019, 11:05 am
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Calhoun Towers - 3430 List Place (2x 281' - 24 stories)
Replies: 64
Views: 7982

Re: Calhoun Towers - 3430 List Place (2x 281' - 24 stories)

Last I heard, yeah, they’re using the affordable housing site for staging for train construction, which is part of why it’s the last phase.
by Nick
November 16th, 2018, 10:58 am
Forum: Suburbs
Topic: Richfield - General Topics - 66th Street
Replies: 199
Views: 21773

Re: Richfield - General Topics - 66th Street

Dunkin Donuts, is good
by Nick
October 9th, 2018, 7:14 pm
Forum: Saint Paul
Topic: Ford Site Redevelopment
Replies: 35
Views: 1916

Re: Ford Plant Redevelopment - Highland Park

Fifteen years even seems kind of optimistic, I’m still not sure how much demand there’s going to be for high-end apartment living in this spot.
by Nick
August 14th, 2018, 12:37 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - General Topics and Citywide Issues
Topic: Avenues- Replace Numbers With Names
Replies: 22
Views: 1928

Re: Avenues- Replace Numbers With Names

Could always use alphabetical names?
by Nick
July 21st, 2018, 9:30 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Public Transit News and Current Happenings
Replies: 2209
Views: 205082

Re: Public Transit News and Current Happenings

(and since new development continues to open along transit, like the 200+ students moving into The Hub directly across from the East Bank Station, we might fairly expect a slight increase in the percentages). I wonder if that shift does have a noticeable impact on bus ridership? I have to imagine t...
by Nick
June 20th, 2018, 8:04 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Riverview Corridor Streetcar
Replies: 790
Views: 73013

Re: Riverview Corridor Streetcar

Counterpoint: the project isn’t very good
by Nick
May 21st, 2018, 10:56 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Public Transit News and Current Happenings
Replies: 2209
Views: 205082

Re: Public Transit News and Current Happenings

Wasn’t splitting the 4 into a north and south route supposed to happen sometime soon? That was in the service improvement plan a couple years ago but have not heard much about it since.
by Nick
May 2nd, 2018, 6:52 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: MSP to Rochester High Speed Rail
Replies: 439
Views: 51638

Re: High Speed Rail MSP to Rochester

Throwback to the last “proposal” for rail to Rochester being very clearly a scam for Rotary Club types:

http://www.bluestemprairie.com/bluestem ... peace.html
by Nick
April 17th, 2018, 9:06 am
Forum: Suburbs
Topic: St. Louis Park - General Topics
Replies: 461
Views: 48606

Re: St. Louis Park - General Topics

You could do offices I suppose, but if I remember correctly this site is pretty badly contaminated and not suited for residential.
by Nick
April 1st, 2018, 8:47 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Good time to buy a condo?
Replies: 6
Views: 453

Re: Good time to buy a condo?

Prices on downtown condos have gone up, but definitely not to the extent that houses have in other parts of the city. I think the astronomical HOA fees do a lot to suppress values, which has pros and cons. I'm also looking/thinking about it and there's not really a ton of buildings, especially at th...
by Nick
March 30th, 2018, 8:07 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Public Transit News and Current Happenings
Replies: 2209
Views: 205082

Re: Public Transit News and Current Happenings

I think with “station design” the issue isn’t exactly referring to, like, public art, the problem is unnecessary excavation and building huge concourses, etc.
by Nick
March 12th, 2018, 5:12 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - General Topics and Citywide Issues
Topic: Smaller Scale "Missing Middle" Multi-Family Development
Replies: 73
Views: 4065

Re: Smaller Scale "Missing Middle" Multi-Family Development

Getting worked up about there being “a leak” here is silly. Thanks
by Nick
February 6th, 2018, 5:55 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Rex 26 - 2601 Lyndale Ave S
Replies: 262
Views: 30103

Re: Rex 26 - 2601 Lyndale Ave S

I believe it’s that the house always wins:

http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/2012081 ... lways-wins
by Nick
January 30th, 2018, 3:16 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Uptown Retail & Restaurant News
Replies: 1472
Views: 149968

Re: Uptown Retail & Restaurant News

[screaming] Uniqlo, Uniqlo, Uniqlo, Uniqlo,
by Nick
December 20th, 2017, 3:30 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Southwest LRT (Green Line Extension)
Replies: 4338
Views: 375134

Re: Southwest LRT (Green Line Extension)

Also, one of the big problems is that the project is Bad.
by Nick
December 6th, 2017, 5:59 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Public Transit News and Current Happenings
Replies: 2209
Views: 205082

Re: Public Transit News and Current Happenings

Definitely pro-driver safety and feel for them in bad situations, but my thought is that this is also would make them a little less concerned about passenger-to-passenger bad behavior.

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