Saint Paul - General Topics

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Postby Anondson » May 10th, 2018, 8:25 pm

Planning Commission voted to approve conditional use permit for St. Clair and Snelling.

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Probably could use its own thread for everything at this intersection...

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Postby mamundsen » May 19th, 2018, 7:15 pm

Realignment of Lexington and senior housing. We talked about this somewhere already. Will be interesting to see if this is the first of many along W 7th.

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Postby Didier » May 25th, 2018, 11:31 am

Does anyone know if St. Paul has plans in the near future to re-do Pelham Avenue from Franklin to the river? The industrial area north of 94 is pretty bad, but it's almost worse in the residential area to the south.

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Postby seanrichardryan » May 26th, 2018, 4:13 pm

nope.
Q. What, what? A. In da butt.

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Postby lorwest » May 31st, 2018, 6:30 pm

Potential Snow Kreilich rehab/expansion of mid-century building on Raymond into 11 condos. Typical NIMBY comments.

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Postby hanslu01 » July 16th, 2018, 2:43 pm

Totally new, non sequitur topic on this thread, to my knowledge: I'd love to see a new development fronting University Avenue between Lasalle Street and Hampden Avenue. I imagine it's only a matter of time: some of the buildings already appear to be for sale, and the site is very close to the Raymond Green Line stop. Does anyone know anything about this real estate?

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Postby Anondson » July 20th, 2018, 1:44 pm

St. Kate’s to shift Minneapolis programs to St. Paul, ditching its Minneapolis properties.

https://finance-commerce.com/2018/07/st ... o-st-paul/

So interesting. I mean I bet the Minneapolis property will fetch a nice sum, so that makes sense. But I’d gotten the idea that the St. Paul campuses are penned in by loud home owners upset they didn’t know what buying a house next to a thriving college meant so they demand a say in making the colleges less thriving.

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Postby mattaudio » July 20th, 2018, 2:09 pm

The last vestiges of the original St. Mary's Nursing School / St. Mary's Junior College.

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Postby MNdible » July 20th, 2018, 2:16 pm

I guess we'd have to assume that Fairview is going to be the buyer, right?

Off topic, it's astonishing what a cobbled together mess that Riverside campus is.

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Postby rhettcarlson » August 3rd, 2018, 9:33 am

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Minneapolis-based Kraus-Anderson Development wants to tear down this vacant office building at 590 Park St. in St. Paul to build 92 apartments. The company will also renovate the adjacent parking garage.
92 micro apartments coming near the state capitol. I would rather see this building renovated and repurposed; anything built today, especially in this neighborhood, will be cheaper construction. Here you have a solid concrete building, brick facade, probably a 100 year asset that will be replaced by stick construction, fiber cement siding, probably a 50 year asset max. Wish the numbers worked on a reno.

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Postby bubzki2 » August 3rd, 2018, 10:24 am

Why isn't there more interest in development in this part of town? Seems ripe for development all around. When I bike through here, I'm always surprised how derelict the city is within such a short distance of the Capitol.

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Postby EOst » August 3rd, 2018, 10:30 am

CAAPB is working on a reinvestment plan for the area right now, but the current state of Rice is a big barrier. The sidewalks are unbelievably narrow.

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Postby mattaudio » August 17th, 2018, 11:11 am

Did we miss this proposed 185 room, 10 story SpringHill Suites near Wacouta Commons?
http://www.startribune.com/new-hotel-to ... 491048341/
https://goo.gl/maps/7td31f67RAS2

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Postby lorwest » August 20th, 2018, 8:02 pm

On August 14th, the Capitol River Council included an informational item about another expansion to Regions Hospital, this time for a birth center. Phase 1 - 4 floors, Phase 2 - an additional 7 floor on top.

https://www.capitolrivercouncil.org/wp- ... Center.pdf

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Postby HiawathaGuy » August 21st, 2018, 9:16 am

lorwest wrote:
August 20th, 2018, 8:02 pm
On August 14th, the Capitol River Council included an informational item about another expansion to Regions Hospital, this time for a birth center. Phase 1 - 4 floors, Phase 2 - an additional 7 floor on top.

https://www.capitolrivercouncil.org/wp- ... Center.pdf
Looks like a nice addition. The legislature had to sign off on this expansion this past session. So I would think this should happen pretty quickly.

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Postby rhettcarlson » August 22nd, 2018, 11:46 am

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Luxury apartments coming to the old Urban Academy Charter School building on 7th and Robert downtown.

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https://finance-commerce.com/2018/08/up ... -building/

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Postby gcm » August 23rd, 2018, 3:06 am

mattaudio wrote:
August 17th, 2018, 11:11 am
Did we miss this proposed 185 room, 10 story SpringHill Suites near Wacouta Commons?
http://www.startribune.com/new-hotel-to ... 491048341/
https://goo.gl/maps/7td31f67RAS2
So will the buildings (e.g. Pomeroy's) facing E 7th will be demolished?

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Postby bptenor » August 23rd, 2018, 9:21 am

gcm wrote:
August 23rd, 2018, 3:06 am
mattaudio wrote:
August 17th, 2018, 11:11 am
Did we miss this proposed 185 room, 10 story SpringHill Suites near Wacouta Commons?
http://www.startribune.com/new-hotel-to ... 491048341/
https://goo.gl/maps/7td31f67RAS2
So will the buildings (e.g. Pomeroy's) facing E 7th will be demolished?
All current buildings are staying put. Hotel tower will front alongside Jackson, and the 3-story attached ramp will sit between the animal hospital on the south and the converted warehouse on the northeast of the site.

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Postby lorwest » August 23rd, 2018, 1:16 pm

rhettcarlson wrote:
August 22nd, 2018, 11:46 am
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Luxury apartments coming to the old Urban Academy Charter School building on 7th and Robert downtown.

Locked F&C:
https://finance-commerce.com/2018/08/up ... -building/
Visible work started today. Building is currently being gutted, with the east set of doors wide open to 7th Street.


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