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by John21
October 1st, 2012, 5:12 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Nic on Fifth - (290' - 26 Stories)
Replies: 1033
Views: 183011

Re: Nicollet Residences - (455 Nicollet Mall)

They can dig year round. It's just harder on the equipment in the winter.
by John21
September 17th, 2012, 4:45 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Blue Line (Hiawatha LRT)
Replies: 586
Views: 75594

Re: Blue Line (Hiawatha)

UptownSport wrote:
John21 wrote:Are they ever going to get NexTrip on these things?
Don't see the point. Trains (generally) run on time- IIRC, exceptions are listed on station marquees
It would be helpful during events when they have all trains running or weather delays. And of course downtown when the green line gets going.
by John21
September 17th, 2012, 4:35 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Location of a 2nd International Airport?
Replies: 19
Views: 2676

Re: Location of a 2nd International Airport?

I'll have a flying car by then. I'm not too worried about it.
by John21
September 17th, 2012, 3:09 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Blue Line (Hiawatha LRT)
Replies: 586
Views: 75594

Re: Blue Line (Hiawatha)

Are they ever going to get NexTrip on these things?
by John21
September 17th, 2012, 3:00 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Longfellow Station - (3801 Hiawatha Avenue)
Replies: 88
Views: 26955

Re: Longfellow Station

They're excavating at this site.
by John21
September 14th, 2012, 11:21 am
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: Block E (archive)
Replies: 351
Views: 42198

Re: Block E

September 23rd is the last day for the theater according to the Strib. The curtains will close at Block E's movie theater later this month, leaving downtown without a movie theater for the first time since 2002. An AMC Theaters spokesman, Ryan Noonan, said Wednesday that the 15-screen theater will c...
by John21
September 4th, 2012, 3:32 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Vikings Stadium Miscellaneous Discussion
Replies: 1660
Views: 173430

Re: Vikings Stadium

LRV Op Dude wrote:How about waiting and see what they come up with before criticizing the look.
After 2 lousy seasons and another on the way, forgive us for not having confidence in anything the Vikings do. ;)
by John21
September 4th, 2012, 3:27 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Oaks Station Place
Replies: 72
Views: 16947

Re: Oaks Station Place

It looks like a motel.
by John21
August 31st, 2012, 10:17 am
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Oaks Station Place
Replies: 72
Views: 16947

Re: Oaks Station Place

fotoapparatic wrote:Somehow it's not looking nearly as cheesy as I thought it was going to!
It does. I wish I had a photo of this one's progress. I'm not a fan.
by John21
August 31st, 2012, 10:13 am
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Lake Street Station Apartments
Replies: 128
Views: 31681

Re: Hi Lake Triangle

http://www.startribune.com/housing/commercial/168046716.html St. Paul-based Wellington Management is securing the final city approvals and subsidies it needs to proceed with construction of a 64-unit, affordable senior apartment complex abutting the Lake Street/Midtown stop on the Hiawatha light-ra...
by John21
August 28th, 2012, 4:20 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: 1016 Marquette / Realestate Recycling Office Building
Replies: 23
Views: 3210

Re: 1016 Marquette / Realestate Recycling Office Building

Cool looking building. If I remember correctly, the previous proposal at this site had a cool design as well. Hope it happens!
by John21
August 28th, 2012, 4:13 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Longfellow Station - (3801 Hiawatha Avenue)
Replies: 88
Views: 26955

Re: Longfellow Station

I received a construction notice in the mail today that says construction will begin on this project the week of September 4th. Finally!
by John21
August 23rd, 2012, 3:41 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - North, Northeast, and Southeast / University of Minnesota
Topic: WaHu Student Housing - 1000 Washington Avenue SE
Replies: 239
Views: 48198

Re: WaHu Student Housing - (1016 Washington Avenue Southeast

I like this one a lot. It's crazy how much that area has changed from even 5 years ago.
by John21
August 23rd, 2012, 3:36 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Be @ Calhoun Greenway - 3129 Ewing Avenue S
Replies: 35
Views: 10036

Re: Dwell - (3129 Ewing Avenue South)

I don't know any details. I was near there yesterday and the parking lot and tennis court are gone and they had sewer pipe on site. They also were prepping to assemble a crane.
by John21
August 22nd, 2012, 3:42 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Be @ Calhoun Greenway - 3129 Ewing Avenue S
Replies: 35
Views: 10036

Re: Dwell - (3129 Ewing Avenue South)

They've started work on this one.
by John21
August 16th, 2012, 4:11 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Trader Joes (Lyndale and 27th)
Replies: 132
Views: 14530

Re: Trader Joes (Lyndale and 27th)

:lol: That voice mail is hilarious. Condescend much?
by John21
August 15th, 2012, 3:51 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Calhoun Square
Replies: 288
Views: 47020

Re: Calhoun Square

According to a Strib article, Republic will be opening a second location in the old Independent space later this year! I'd throw in a link, but I'm on my phone. Regardless, great news as far as I'm concerned. The Independent is gone? I kinda liked that one! I liked it as well. Unfortunately they fo...
by John21
July 23rd, 2012, 5:16 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Downtown Minneapolis Retail News
Replies: 1197
Views: 166040

Re: Neiman Marcus Closing DT Location

Has downtown retail ever done anything to promote itself as a whole?

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