Saint Paul - General Topics

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Re: Saint Paul - General Topics

Postby Didier » January 30th, 2020, 9:41 pm

Aha. Thanks 🤙

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Re: Saint Paul - General Topics

Postby rhettcarlson » February 25th, 2020, 8:44 pm

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Ackerberg and Northland Real Estate Group proposing 153 units on West 7th Street next to the recent fire station hotel development.

https://finance-commerce.com/2020/02/ap ... -hospital/

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Re: Saint Paul - General Topics

Postby hanslu01 » March 24th, 2020, 7:41 am

https://shinglecreekcapital.com/1769-grand-ave

Not sure that this warrants its own thread, but there are plans to replace a single-family home on Grand Avenue into a multi-family building. Nice website, including a place to submit feedback.

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Re: Saint Paul - General Topics

Postby Vagueperson » March 26th, 2020, 1:24 pm

hanslu01 wrote:
March 24th, 2020, 7:41 am
Nice website, including a place to submit feedback.
That's some strong PR! It belies the opposition to a great project that they anticipate, which is just too sad.

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Re: Saint Paul - General Topics

Postby MNTonka » June 10th, 2020, 5:23 pm

Anyone have any idea what is happening on Robert street south (west) of the river? I was under the impression this section was going to be given a road diet, but it appears as though they gave it a very thin skim coat of new asphalt, and they have repainted the lines as they were previously (4lanes) I was really hoping that the 4-3 conversations would allow for bike lanes between Cesar Chavez and Kellogg as is called for it the bike plan. I realize the bridge deck Is going to be replaced this summer. Are they waiting for that work to be done to re-stripe the road? Anyone have any knowledge of the situation?

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Re: Saint Paul - General Topics

Postby MNTonka » June 16th, 2020, 4:40 pm

I drove down Robert street again today and noticed that there was another fresh layer of asphalt on top of the one previously applied. Between Cesar Chavez and the railroad tracks to the north, it appears as if the road has indeed received a road diet. Heading north from Caesar Chavez, once you hit the railroad tracks, the road goes back to 4 lanes for some reason. I’m worried this will end up being a huge missed opportunity to implement bike lanes along this stretch. Going from 1 lane to 2 to 3(!) northbound lanes within a mile is absolutely ridiculous and I just don’t understand the thinking behind this. I’m still holding out hope that when the bridge deck is replaced, bike lanes will be implemented.

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Re: Saint Paul - General Topics

Postby Vagueperson » June 26th, 2020, 1:06 pm

Dunno if this is inappropriate, but here's a job posting that might be interesting to someone here:
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Job Opportunity—ESNDC is hiring

Position: Economic Development Coordinator

Posted: June 24, 2020

Closed: July 25, 2020

East Side Neighborhood Development Company (ESNDC) is looking for a creative and energetic individual to coordinate our Economic Development Program targeted in the Payne Avenue and Arcade Street Commercial Corridors of St. Paul, Minnesota.

This is an entrepreneurial job that provides rewarding work that advances our business community. Candidates should be knowledgeable about, or have experience in, the UrbanMain philosophy created by the National Main Street Center - https://www.urbanmain.org/home.

This job is perfect for an outgoing, well-organized person who works effectively in a multi-cultural urban neighborhood, likes challenges, and thrives in a progressive environment. Strong connections with BPOCI communities is desired. ESNDC offers a competitive wage and health benefit package.

EMAIL: adejoy@esndc.org for a job description and description of qualifications

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Re: Saint Paul - General Topics

Postby Tiller » July 1st, 2020, 4:55 pm

Why is Saint Paul on this list with the likes of Elk River, Big Lake, Cannon Falls, Ham Lake, and Chaska? One city really seems to stick out with all these rural and exurban places. We're still in a pandemic.

https://www.kare11.com/article/news/loc ... a8a68b56a7

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Re: Saint Paul - General Topics

Postby QuietBlue » July 2nd, 2020, 8:52 am

As long as they're limiting attendance at the ballpark and mandating spacing, which it sounds like they're doing, it should be alright.


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