10 Redevelopment Projects Transforming MSP in 2016

Posted by Mike Seebinger Realtor at DRG on Thursday, January 14, 2016

This article is provided to streets.mn by The Line, an online publication about the creative economy of the Twin Cities. Streets.mn and The Line share content to further conversations on land use and transportation in MSP. Time doesn’t stand still for the Twin Cities skyline, nor for our distinctive neighborhoods. Back around 1000 BCE, the Woodland people built the first monuments in town; now most of those great burial mounds are gone. A few thousand years later, an entrepreneur dammed the Mississippi River at St. Anthony Falls in Minneapolis; that collapsed and got a re-do. The Metropolitan Building: Gone.…

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No more wiggle room: Nye's set to close April 3

Posted by Mike Seebinger Realtor at DRG on Saturday, January 16, 2016

The news that Twin Cities nightlife mavens have been dreading for months arrived Friday afternoon: Nye’s Polonaise Room has announced its firm closing date, April 3. Originally slated to close last summer, the popular post-World War II supper club in northeast Minneapolis got a temporary reprieve from the wrecking ball as plans to replace it with a 29-story apartment tower were scaled back to a six-story building after neighborhood groups and the Heritage Preservation Commission got involved. Friday afternoon, the Minneapolis City Council approved an appeal for two design elements flagged by the preservation…

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Lux decides 40-story tower at Washburn-McReavy site should be condos

Posted by Mike Seebinger Realtor at DRG on Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Minneapolis is on the cusp of getting its third major condo project since the recession. Developer Bob Lux said Tuesday that he will build a 40-story tower with 207 condominiums in the Marcy-Holmes neighborhood just across the river from downtown Minneapolis. The decision comes after months of speculation about whether Lux would build apartments or condos on the site at 200 Central Av., now the location for a Washburn-McReavy funeral home. “We recognize that condominium homes are more difficult to construct and that the site would accommodate apartments nicely,” Lux said. “But city leaders…

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