Snelling Yards affordable & senior housing development - 3601 44th St E

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Snelling Yards affordable & senior housing development - 3601 44th St E

Postby fehler » July 31st, 2015, 11:17 am

Can anyone tell me anything about the Snelling Yards proposal, other then there is a community meeting coming up about it?

http://longfellowbusinessassociation.or ... ing-yards/

https://www.facebook.com/events/110902939252176/

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Re: Snelling Yards

Postby FISHMANPET » July 31st, 2015, 11:32 am

Doesn't sound like there's a proposal yet. From the description, the city still owns the land, and they're going to put out an RFP to redevelop it, and want input on what that should entail.

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Re: Snelling Yards

Postby minneboom » March 13th, 2016, 7:53 am

Does anyone know where this RFP is at? It has been a while since the last community meeting?

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Re: Snelling Yards

Postby twincitizen » May 16th, 2016, 8:29 am

Is there any possibility, in concert with this development, that the train tracks would be removed on this block (44th-45th St)?

Ideally, all tracks should be removed south of 41st or so. Everything south of 38th is just traincar storage, queuing, etc., right?
Obviously they still need some space south of 38th for those storage/queuing operations, but would the 3 blocks between 38th to 41st would be enough?

What if they tore out some buildings on the 4000 block of Dight Ave and built a small rail yard here? https://www.google.com/maps/place/Hiawa ... 93.2241701

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Re: Snelling Yards

Postby seanrichardryan » May 16th, 2016, 3:02 pm

wat? Take out Hiawatha Lumber and AA? That's crazy. Good businesses that wouldn't be worth losing . Not to mention the new apartment building going into the old sash factory on 41st & Hiawatha.
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Re: Snelling Yards

Postby twincitizen » May 16th, 2016, 3:08 pm

My intent was not to be specific to those businesses. I'm looking for a solution that would allow the removal of as many blocks of freight track as possible...ideally full removal of track south of either 41st or 42nd. But how do you do that and allow current train operations (to 38th) to continue, given that some kind of storage/queuing space is still needed south of 38th?

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Re: Snelling Yards

Postby minneboom » July 24th, 2016, 9:42 pm

Does anyone know where this project is at? RFPs were due on July 1st and I have not seen anything?

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Re: Snelling Yards

Postby twincitizen » July 27th, 2017, 5:40 pm

http://finance-commerce.com/2017/07/sne ... y-quarter/ (unlocked)

They're gonna go for a repeat of the Mill City Quarter development, with senior housing and affordable (50-60% AMI) housing.
senior building - 103 units
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Re: Snelling Yards

Postby Silophant » July 27th, 2017, 6:08 pm

But is it going to have a fake woonerf?

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Re: Snelling Yards affordable & senior housing development - 3601 44th St E

Postby minneboom » September 30th, 2017, 5:28 pm

The development team for Snelling Yards is starting to share preliminary concepts. Thoughts?

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Re: Snelling Yards affordable & senior housing development - 3601 44th St E

Postby Anondson » September 30th, 2017, 5:37 pm

I think the Alt B concept is a good alternate. Brings the southern building up to the street as much as possible but with the northern building fronting the sure to be desirable trail.

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Re: Snelling Yards affordable & senior housing development - 3601 44th St E

Postby minneboom » November 27th, 2017, 10:57 pm

Snelling Yards Neighborhood Meeting
Longfellow Recreation Center - Meeting Room 104
3435 36th Ave. S, Minneapolis MN, 55406
Monday, December 11, 2017
7:30pm to 8:30pm

http://snellingyards.com


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Re: Snelling Yards affordable & senior housing development - 3601 44th St E

Postby John21 » May 8th, 2018, 12:44 pm

Snelling Yards housing concept gets bigger
Lupe Development, The Wall Cos. and Ecumen are boosting the size of the two-building apartment complex, at 3601 44th St. E. in Minneapolis, by 48 units to 251. The developers are planning a $58 million project consisting of a 121-unit affordable apartment building and a 130-unit affordable, 55-plus age-restricted building, according to a city staff report.

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Re: Snelling Yards affordable & senior housing development - 3601 44th St E

Postby hiawather » May 10th, 2018, 10:30 am

Seems 'ok' in my book. I'm not terribly *excited* about the project but I'm a strong believer in developing with density, particularly near transit lines. If only they could make accessing the train stations when coming from the east of Hiawatha more reasonable. Perhaps over time increasing population in the area around the 45th station will spur a fix.
I like that the moved the parking lot behind the building.


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