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by PLGTMD
July 4th, 2019, 9:04 am
Forum: Minneapolis - General Topics and Citywide Issues
Topic: Minneapolis Density and Population Growth (500k, etc)
Replies: 249
Views: 36241

Re: Minneapolis Density and Population Growth (500k, etc)

It's very easy to get caught up in the numbers, but at the end of the day, Minneapolis just isn't a very large city, and that's okay. People like to mention that MSP is the 16th largest metro area in the country, but this doesn't seem like much of a bragging point to me. How many people can name the...
by PLGTMD
November 29th, 2016, 9:31 am
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Gentrification
Replies: 193
Views: 17617

Re: Gentrification

What's the best way to remedy this? Are developers not interested in lower-wealth development in other parts of the city? That would seem odd considering the growing demand for it.
by PLGTMD
September 27th, 2016, 2:23 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: "Taking City Streets Back from Cars"
Replies: 10
Views: 862

Re: "Taking City Streets Back from Cars"

I like the idea of closing off 5th street to traffic, so at the Nicollet-5th intersection a walking intersection of sorts would be created along what will be the two "train roads" downtown. Unfortunately, I think this stuff is little more than fantasy downtown, but in less-developed parts of the cit...
by PLGTMD
September 27th, 2016, 9:14 am
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: "Taking City Streets Back from Cars"
Replies: 10
Views: 862

"Taking City Streets Back from Cars"

Interesting video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZORzsubQA_M
It would be cool to see something like this implemented in the US (specifically MSP). Perhaps the Soccer Stadium "superblock" could start some sort of trend in the area
by PLGTMD
November 9th, 2013, 7:10 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: LPM Apartments - (376' - 36 Stories)
Replies: 1522
Views: 238136

Re: LPM Apartments - (376' - 36 Stories)

We also get an hour more sunlight during the morning, so they cancel out.
by PLGTMD
May 13th, 2013, 8:27 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Vikings Stadium Miscellaneous Discussion
Replies: 1660
Views: 173283

Re: Vikings Stadium

According to emporis, the metrodome is 195 feet tall. So if this is over 300 feet it's quite a bit taller.
by PLGTMD
February 18th, 2013, 5:05 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Nic on Fifth - (290' - 26 Stories)
Replies: 1033
Views: 182933

Re: Nic on Fifth - (455 Nicollet Mall)

mnmike wrote:The original plan was 365...the 288 is correct.
Bummer. Maybe the 307 one includes the crown on top?
by PLGTMD
February 17th, 2013, 5:52 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Nic on Fifth - (290' - 26 Stories)
Replies: 1033
Views: 182933

Re: Nic on Fifth - (455 Nicollet Mall)

So emporis lists this building as being 288 feet, but skyscraperpage lists it as being 307 feet. Anyone know which one's right?

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