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by MplsSteve
May 13th, 2013, 7:40 am
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Hilton Tru / Home2 Hotel - 317 Second Avenue S
Replies: 58
Views: 13985

Re: 317 Second Ave. S.

I hope they at least rebuild the missing cornice. I think old buildings look so terrible with their cornices hacked off.
by MplsSteve
May 10th, 2013, 3:07 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: 314 1st Avenue N.
Replies: 1
Views: 815

Re: 314 1st Avenue N.

Here's the full report - http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/www/groups/public/@cped/documents/webcontent/wcms1p-102385.pdf It says that the proposed use is offices and ground floor retail or restaurant. The building was built in 1886 and designed by Long and Kees. It's nice to see that this attractive ...
by MplsSteve
May 10th, 2013, 7:14 am
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: DTE: Wells Fargo, Radisson Red, Edition Apts & Millwright Building
Replies: 2903
Views: 363605

Re: Star Tribune Blocks

I just had an 'aha' moment. IF and when Wells Fargo expands downtown, perhaps they will vacate this horrific thing on Washington Avenue between 2nd & 3rd opening up an amazing redevelopment opportunity. They use that as their secret bank operations bunker. It's quite possible that they could. Banki...
by MplsSteve
May 8th, 2013, 6:59 am
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Hilton Tru / Home2 Hotel - 317 Second Avenue S
Replies: 58
Views: 13985

Hilton Tru / Home2 Hotel - 317 Second Avenue S

11/2017 Update: Different owner, not a Holiday Inn Express, could carry 2 hotel flags https://forum.streets.mn/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=1350&start=40#p135952 2/2015 Update: Holiday Inn Express announcment: http://www.bizjournals.com/twincities/blog/real_estate/2015/02/119-room-holiday-inn-planned-in-ce...
by MplsSteve
May 2nd, 2013, 12:20 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - North, Northeast, and Southeast / University of Minnesota
Topic: Coze Flats - (628 University Ave SE)
Replies: 63
Views: 16912

Re: 628 University Ave SE

I totally agree re: moving more historic homes to Nicollet Island, however the park board owns all the land and as I recall it was a major battle just getting them to agree to preserve the existing housing and moving five additional homes in.
by MplsSteve
May 2nd, 2013, 9:19 am
Forum: Minneapolis - North, Northeast, and Southeast / University of Minnesota
Topic: Coze Flats - (628 University Ave SE)
Replies: 63
Views: 16912

Re: 628 University Ave SE

According to a report by the Hertiage Preservation Comission it was built between 1860-1865

http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/www/gro ... 101236.pdf

Too bad it's going to come down. Not many buildings in Minneapolis from that time anymore.

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