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The first residents are moving into apartments in the rehabbed building.
One more building saved from the "Beautify America" period of Lyndon Johnson when the could not tear down these buildings fast enough to create their image of "New Town".
Sorry supervon, yet another opinion of yours tripped up by the facts: nearly all of those historically significant structures in Mpls that were destroyed by the "Gateway" urban renewal project happened during Eisenhower's presidency, at a time when the mayor of Minneapolis was P. Kenneth Peterson, (1957-1961) also a Republic.
Glad they were able to do this, instead of tearing it down like used to be norm in Minneapolis
Glad they could reuse as much of the old building as practical. Interesting that it is rental, not condos What the article is missing is Prices! A quick google search reveals that rents range from $1080 for a tiny studio to over $4000 for a 2000 square foot 3 bedroom unit.
Minneapolis, St. Paul and Sault Ste. Marie Railroad better know as the Soo Line. Very appropriate to preserve this building and job well done.
I'm glad they were able to save and restore this beautiful building, especially it's lobby. But I'm not sure you really mean "rabbit-warren." (it shouldn't be hyphenated, for starters)
Love love love it. Downtown Mpls is on the up and up. This is very classy.
Welcome downtown! I moved from the suburbs to downtown 10 years ago and you will never ever get me to go back! EVER! I love the diversity of the people, the hassle free living and frankly I feel more safe because there are more people around.
The building is lovely and those arched windows - gorgeous!! But sadly...same old same old cheap and boring kitchen and bath finishes that I've seend since 2001 (yawn).
Good to see more apartments/condos going in downtown, but FYI - if Village Green owns it, don't waste your money. I've lived in a Village Green place - way overpay for everything that is done on the cheap.
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