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by widin007
January 15th, 2014, 4:54 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - North, Northeast, and Southeast / University of Minnesota
Topic: M Health Clinics and Surgery Center (fmr. Ambulatory Care)
Replies: 48
Views: 11355

Re: New Ambulatory Care Center

Drove by the site yesterday and they had barriers up and some dirt moved but I don't think I saw any construction just yet.
by widin007
January 13th, 2014, 11:47 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: The Mighty Ducks
Replies: 5
Views: 752

Re: The Mighty Ducks

I always thought it was on Powderhorn, but I haven't watched the movie in about 15 years so idk.
by widin007
January 13th, 2014, 12:49 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Blue Line (Hiawatha LRT)
Replies: 586
Views: 75743

Re: Blue Line (Hiawatha LRT)

Yeah pedestrian gate arms seems pretty silly, if the person isn't deterred from crossing by the flashing lights and blaring noise, I doubt a little gate would convince them.
by widin007
December 27th, 2013, 3:02 am
Forum: Minneapolis - North, Northeast, and Southeast / University of Minnesota
Topic: Coze Flats - (628 University Ave SE)
Replies: 63
Views: 16938

Re: 628 University Ave SE

House was reduced to rubble today.
by widin007
December 12th, 2013, 9:38 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: LPM Apartments - (376' - 36 Stories)
Replies: 1522
Views: 238460

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

Its a block from 110 Grant though, which is 350+, those people are just delusional.
by widin007
December 8th, 2013, 2:31 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - North, Northeast, and Southeast / University of Minnesota
Topic: The Marshall - (515 14th Avenue Southeast)
Replies: 238
Views: 44049

Re: The Marshall - (515 14th Avenue Southeast)

God dammit if its another Walgreen's that will be so lame. Ugh.
by widin007
December 5th, 2013, 1:09 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Public Transit News / Current Events (MN only)
Replies: 2336
Views: 237647

Re: Public Transit News and Happenings

ECtransplant wrote:The 12 was over 20 min late getting from uptown to downtown this morning. Would be nice to get some rail to uptown
I remember 2 years ago after a big snow, the 113, ALL the 113s were an hour+ late, then about 4 or 5 of them struggled up lyndale all at once. Good grief.
by widin007
December 3rd, 2013, 7:59 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Vikings Stadium Miscellaneous Discussion
Replies: 1660
Views: 173609

Re: Vikings Stadium

The con man and the dope. Perfect facial expressions.
by widin007
November 26th, 2013, 10:05 am
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: 4Marq - 400 Marquette Ave (313' - 30 Stories)
Replies: 835
Views: 153880

Re: 4Marq - (313' - 30 Stories)

I just drove by and it looked like the crane was in the Nic lot so I think you may be right.
by widin007
November 20th, 2013, 7:30 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Nic on Fifth - (290' - 26 Stories)
Replies: 1033
Views: 183411

Re: Nic on Fifth - (290' - 26 Stories)

If you look at the top 4 floors just in the photo above you can see that they are bigger than the rest.
by widin007
November 18th, 2013, 7:20 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: A Strip Mall - (129 Plymouth Avenue North)
Replies: 60
Views: 7648

Re: 129 Plymouth Ave N

God pictures like that just make the present so depressing.
by widin007
November 14th, 2013, 4:31 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Super Talls
Replies: 106
Views: 12683

Re: Super Talls

haha oops I always thought the Wrigley Building was across the street, but that's the Tribune building I think eh brain fart on my part.
by widin007
November 14th, 2013, 3:29 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Super Talls
Replies: 106
Views: 12683

Re: Super Talls

Is the NAR building the one with the clock tower next to the Trump building? I sure hope they don't rip that down, its a nice building.
by widin007
November 14th, 2013, 3:15 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: 4Marq - 400 Marquette Ave (313' - 30 Stories)
Replies: 835
Views: 153880

Re: 4Marq - (313' - 30 Stories)

This one should finally get going in December. An excerpt from the Star Tribune is below. From Star Trib "Mortenson Development plans to build a 30-story, 262-unit apartment tower called 4Marq at the corner of 4th Street and Marquette Avenue S. to complete the block. Mortenson spokesman Cameron Sny...
by widin007
November 13th, 2013, 11:09 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Super Talls
Replies: 106
Views: 12683

Re: Super Talls

...at about 844 feet the OKC tower is a "Super Tall" given its relative placement; yet, it's just 50 feet taller than the IDS building (which IMO is amongst the classics, if not a top 20 world wide design). My friends, do you think it is a an aesthetically pleasing addition to OKC's downtown, or is...
by widin007
November 13th, 2013, 6:30 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Super Talls
Replies: 106
Views: 12683

Re: Super Talls

Yikes just mapped OKC, they have literal empty grass lots 4 blocks from that tower, not even parking lots, just empty lots. To me its just kind of bizarre to build such a massive thing when there is so much empty space just a couple hundred feet away.
by widin007
November 11th, 2013, 5:05 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Vikings Stadium Miscellaneous Discussion
Replies: 1660
Views: 173609

Re: Vikings Stadium

One of their reasons is that MARTA doesn't stop at Turner Field. While they are moving 5 miles from ANY mass transit. Oiy. Not to mention the stadium is 17 years old!!
by widin007
November 6th, 2013, 3:13 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Elan Uptown
Replies: 422
Views: 52781

Re: Elan Uptown Phase II - (center and west blocks)

Yuck. And with each new building uptown gets worse. Nothing against the buildings themselves, just the clientele they attract.
by widin007
November 6th, 2013, 1:47 pm
Forum: 2013 Minneapolis Municipal Election
Topic: Mayoral Race
Replies: 386
Views: 40582

Re: Mayoral Race

The precinct good Ole Savior won though, does anyone even live there? Isn't that just a park?
by widin007
November 4th, 2013, 2:44 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Nicollet-Central Streetcar
Replies: 840
Views: 78531

Re: Nicollet-Central Corridor

I can't believe they cited the Cato Institute in that story. A report called "The Great Streetcar Conspiracy"... groan

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