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by downfall
January 23rd, 2020, 5:26 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: North Loop Neighborhood
Replies: 1027
Views: 187442

Re: North Loop Neighborhood

Is there a drawing anywhere of this “8th Ave streamscape” concept? How far do they envision it extending to the south/west? It’s frustrating how the city hasn’t made connecting 8th Ave between 3rd St & 5th St (under the viaducts) a priority. At minimum that ought to be a high-priority ped-bike conn...
by downfall
January 22nd, 2020, 3:06 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: North Loop Neighborhood
Replies: 1027
Views: 187442

Re: North Loop Neighborhood

Pocket park proposed at the TractorWorks site as part of the implementation of the 8th Avenue Streamscape envisioned in the Downtown Service Area Master Plan. MPRB Planning Committee taking up agreements for easement, development, and dispursing funds today. http://minneapolisparksmn.iqm2.com/Citize...
by downfall
November 22nd, 2019, 2:20 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: MSP Airport
Replies: 1270
Views: 181930

Re: MSP Airport

I can't understand why they didn't provide some way to get from the hotel to the main terminal without getting into a car/shuttle bus of some kind.
A pedestrian path will be available once construction of the new Silver Ramp and the new Transit Center is complete next year.
by downfall
July 14th, 2019, 11:32 am
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Downtown Riverfront - Mill Ruins Park - Waterworks
Replies: 246
Views: 33789

Re: Downtown Riverfront - Mill Ruins Park - Waterworks

Equipment and orange construction fence has gone up on site. Sign at West River Parkway and N 4th Ave (near North Loop Playground) says West River Parkway will be closed July 29 through late Fall 2019.
by downfall
October 23rd, 2018, 10:18 am
Forum: Suburbs
Topic: Brooklyn Park - General Topics
Replies: 19
Views: 6383

Re: Brooklyn Park - General Topics

Brooklyn Park residents steamed up over Project Hotdish: https://www.mprnews.org/story/2018/10/2 ... idents-hot
by downfall
October 15th, 2018, 10:36 am
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Downtown Minneapolis General Topics & Development Map
Replies: 1769
Views: 330607

Re: Downtown Minneapolis General Topics & Development Map

Changes coming to Target Field's right-field plaza for 2019: https://www.bizjournals.com/twincities/ ... field.html
by downfall
August 3rd, 2018, 4:26 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Junction Flats - (643 Fifth Street North)
Replies: 121
Views: 28719

Re: Junction Flats - (643 Fifth Street North)

Updated link for Great River Landing memo to Mpls City Planning Committee (April 2017): http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/www/gro ... 197001.pdf
by downfall
August 3rd, 2018, 1:14 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Junction Flats - (643 Fifth Street North)
Replies: 121
Views: 28719

Re: Junction Flats - (643 Fifth Street North)

The work on N 5th St near N 8th Ave is for the Great River Landing apartment building:
http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/mwg-int ... 1IRTHaA6o,
http://www.beaconinterfaith.org/what-we ... er-landing
by downfall
June 29th, 2018, 12:57 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Viridium Apartments (Schafer-Richardson) - 725 3rd Street N
Replies: 13
Views: 4106

Re: Schafer Richardson Development - 747 Third St. N.

Latest proposal is new six-story, mixed-use building with 139 market rate apartments and 3,600 square feet of commercial space.

http://www.minneapolismn.gov/www/groups ... 210595.pdf
by downfall
March 10th, 2016, 7:28 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: MSP Airport
Replies: 1270
Views: 181930

Re: MSP Airport

MSP has a new website covering upcoming improvements: http://reimaginemsp.com/
by downfall
December 3rd, 2015, 11:59 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: MSP Airport
Replies: 1270
Views: 181930

Re: MSP Airport

Construction to enable the new parking ramp at Terminal 1 is moving forward: http://www.metroairports.org/Utility/Ne ... edule.aspx
by downfall
April 17th, 2015, 10:04 pm
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: Soccer Stadium in Minneapolis (cancelled)
Replies: 1001
Views: 119141

Re: Major League Soccer Stadium in Minneapolis

This was the more interesting graphic from the article:

http://www.startribune.com/newsgraphics/300390741.html
by downfall
April 10th, 2015, 10:25 am
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: Soccer Stadium in Minneapolis (cancelled)
Replies: 1001
Views: 119141

Re: Major League Soccer Stadium in Minneapolis

Green Line is elevated over 7th Street, but the Blue Line is at grade though the intersection with Olson Memorial Highway. The southbound Blue Line track passes underneath the Green Line structure and runs on the pocket track alignment towards Target Field Station. Right before they come together, t...
by downfall
April 10th, 2015, 7:32 am
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: Soccer Stadium in Minneapolis (cancelled)
Replies: 1001
Views: 119141

Re: Major League Soccer Stadium in Minneapolis

Isn't a large part of the design for the Interchange that it will form a "flying junction" once the two extensions are built? That makes me skeptical that this circle would have LRT at grade. Conceptual DEIS plans for this intersection have LRT at grade. The Blue Line is not elevated until it cross...
by downfall
April 9th, 2015, 6:00 pm
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: Soccer Stadium in Minneapolis (cancelled)
Replies: 1001
Views: 119141

Re: Major League Soccer Stadium in Minneapolis

http://m.startribune.com/politics/statelocal/299263451.html?section=/ Preliminary plans for the site — included in one of the e-mail exchanges — show a stadium surrounded by a “Soccer Stadium Podium Connection to 7th Street,” a “New City Gateway” roundabout at Olson Memorial Highway and 7th Street,...
by downfall
March 26th, 2015, 7:17 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Root District - Farmers Market / Royalston Station
Replies: 83
Views: 18395

Re: West Loop / Farmers Market / Royalston Station

Remember that the July 2014 memorandum of understanding between the Met Council and Minneapolis included the following for the Royalston Station: a. Upgrade to embedded track along Royalston Avenue both north and south of the station. b. Upgrade to painted tubular overhead catenary poles in Royalsto...
by downfall
December 12th, 2014, 6:13 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Green Line LRT
Replies: 1283
Views: 10572

Re: Green Line (Central Corridor LRT)

The sound appears to have been disabled for the crossing signals at Target Field Station. A little surprised Metro Transit made this improvement.
by downfall
September 11th, 2014, 3:46 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: MSP Airport
Replies: 1270
Views: 181930

Re: MSP Airport

Take a look at the agenda from the most recent Planning Development and Environment Committee:

http://www.metroairports.org/docs/publi ... A_1311.pdf

Looks like preliminary discussions/planning for multiple infrastructure improvements at MSP.
by downfall
July 19th, 2014, 12:19 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Gold Line BRT (Gateway Corridor)
Replies: 401
Views: 71755

Re: Gateway Corridor

With the LPA about to be made official, any thoughts on what color this should be assigned in the overall METRO system?