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by Lisa I. RoadBot
September 25th, 2020, 7:05 am
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: North Loop Green - Hines - 350 N 5th St(?) - 35 stories - 393'/418'
Replies: 119
Views: 25519

Re: North Loop Green - Hines - 350 N 5th St(?) - 35 stories / 393'

Thought I would give this thread a bump, I am wondering if there is anything new regarding this project.....
by Lisa I. RoadBot
March 5th, 2020, 2:57 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Lake & Nicollet Redevelopment (Kmart site)
Replies: 422
Views: 94978

Re: Lake & Nicollet Redevelopment (Kmart site)

I noticed a yellow line around the Nico Plating site with a diagonal dotted line through it.... i don't know what the thinking there is , but, I worked at Nico's sister company for 25 years, and they aren't going anywhere, ever, never. They have put millions into updating, and remodeling, and they w...
by Lisa I. RoadBot
February 20th, 2020, 1:52 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Vision Loss Resources Redevelopment - Lyndale & Franklin
Replies: 39
Views: 10012

Re: Vision Loss Resources Redevelopment - Lyndale & Franklin

We obviously need more rental housing- but I was hoping it would have been of the more affordable type. Maybe renters in this new project will vacate affordable options for the rest of us who aren't salaried professionals. Also, I'm a sucker for the more vertical designs- especially the closer to co...
by Lisa I. RoadBot
February 20th, 2020, 10:33 am
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Vision Loss Resources Redevelopment - Lyndale & Franklin
Replies: 39
Views: 10012

Re: Vision Loss Resources Redevelopment - Lyndale & Franklin

"... Food Editor: You know, Homer, we need someone like you. Someone who doesn't immediately "poo-poo" everything he eats. Homer: Nah, usually takes me a few hours....." I feel that somehow it's my place, my duty to "poo-poo" projects that start out as a flashy, grand project and up a stick buildin...
by Lisa I. RoadBot
December 3rd, 2019, 12:54 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: North Loop Green - Hines - 350 N 5th St(?) - 35 stories - 393'/418'
Replies: 119
Views: 25519

Re: North Loop Green - Hines - 350 N 5th St(?) - 35 stories / 393'

Just wondering if there are any status updates on this project?
I know that is a bit of a vague question, but....
by Lisa I. RoadBot
February 5th, 2019, 2:14 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - North, Northeast, and Southeast / University of Minnesota
Topic: 420 E Hennepin Ave
Replies: 104
Views: 16046

Re: 420 E Hennepin Ave

That's really sharp! Love the brick and restrained use of design elements.
Agreed!
Not a bad looking building, a couple of floors of office wouldn't be a bad addition
to the project, it has a stately, official, vintage look to it-
by Lisa I. RoadBot
January 10th, 2019, 8:16 am
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Arby’s Island
Replies: 211
Views: 29489

Re: Arby’s Island

Fencing up, large excavator on site.....
by Lisa I. RoadBot
November 9th, 2018, 10:32 am
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Stadium Parking Ramp Development Site - 25 stories / 294'
Replies: 1054
Views: 137504

Re: Stadium Parking Ramp Development Site

I hope the fedora on top of the building also gets reworked into something better.
Bwa ha ha, I like that- "fedora"- ha ha ha
by Lisa I. RoadBot
September 20th, 2018, 7:13 am
Forum: Minneapolis - North, Northeast, and Southeast / University of Minnesota
Topic: Rafter - 333 Hennepin Ave E (290' - 26 stories)
Replies: 328
Views: 68669

Re: Mortenson / USBank site - 333 Hennepin Ave E (290' - 26 stories)

This building, by eye, looks like it is about to be topped off...
I haven't sat and counted, but it looks like they have about three or four stories on Nord Haus-
This project went up pretty fast in my estimation- it's not distinctive in any way, but it is a massive filling of space....
by Lisa I. RoadBot
July 31st, 2018, 6:14 am
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: RBC Gateway (Four Seasons) - 37 stories - 519'
Replies: 2011
Views: 278511

Re: Gateway Tower (RBC Plaza Jr.) - 30 stories - 458'

What a crappy piece of crap- crap. Nope! they are outta here. They failed. Their proposal is unacceptable, its shot. There was a process to win the rights to develop here, United FAILED. Other proposals were cast aside, they were told they weren't good enough... I wanted Duval to win, and perhaps t...
by Lisa I. RoadBot
July 28th, 2018, 3:48 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: RBC Gateway (Four Seasons) - 37 stories - 519'
Replies: 2011
Views: 278511

Re: Gateway Tower (RBC Plaza Jr.) - 30 stories - 458'

Fine. Build the P.O.S..... I'm not gonna kiss their hand because they are going to put an office building Perkins style cafeteria in to fulfill their promise of commercial space.... But they have been cheapening their proposal since day one, I would rather an empty lot that retains it's potential un...
by Lisa I. RoadBot
July 28th, 2018, 8:50 am
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: RBC Gateway (Four Seasons) - 37 stories - 519'
Replies: 2011
Views: 278511

Re: Gateway Tower (RBC Plaza Jr.) - 30 stories - 458'

The city's request for proposals (RFP) outlines its goals for that critical junction: "... an iconic, high-quality, designed new construction structure(s) of at least 20 active floors a mix of commercial, retail, residential, office and hotel uses active street-level retail integrated green space fo...
by Lisa I. RoadBot
July 28th, 2018, 7:36 am
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: RBC Gateway (Four Seasons) - 37 stories - 519'
Replies: 2011
Views: 278511

Re: Gateway Tower (RBC Plaza Jr.) - 30 stories - 458'

One of the other developers in the sweepstakes to earn the rights to the parcel might have been able to stay truer to their initial proposal. We, the residents are not responsible for what the proposal is now, the City of Minneapolis is not responsible, either. United Properties is responsible alone...
by Lisa I. RoadBot
July 27th, 2018, 12:31 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: RBC Gateway (Four Seasons) - 37 stories - 519'
Replies: 2011
Views: 278511

Re: Gateway Tower (RBC Plaza Jr.) - 30 stories - 458'

THE DEAL was.... We (the Representatives of The Citizens of Minneapolis), give you, the winners of the"proposal contest" development rights to this parcel- YOU (United Properties) give us an ICONIC BUILDING.... That has not been fulfilled. This is the corner of Washington and Hennepin Avenues, for c...
by Lisa I. RoadBot
July 27th, 2018, 10:45 am
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: RBC Gateway (Four Seasons) - 37 stories - 519'
Replies: 2011
Views: 278511

Re: Gateway Tower (RBC Plaza Jr.) - 30 stories - 458'

What a crappy piece of crap- crap. Nope! they are outta here. They failed. Their proposal is unacceptable, its shot. There was a process to win the rights to develop here, United FAILED. Other proposals were cast aside, they were told they weren't good enough... I wanted Duval to win, and perhaps th...
by Lisa I. RoadBot
June 23rd, 2018, 8:57 am
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: OX-OP Gallery and Residences.
Replies: 55
Views: 14013

Re: OX-OP Gallery and Residences.

My thought is Minneapolis should have some sort of "expectational zoning" where a building proposal would have to be of a certain height, and specify a certain quality of materials, and also pay attention to the economy of space so close to the downtown core- I'm assuming that in a generation, this ...
by Lisa I. RoadBot
June 18th, 2018, 6:19 am
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Arby’s Island
Replies: 211
Views: 29489

Re: Arby’s Island

Oh Yeah, much better views in the packet, I understand the building better, now. I didn't notice the wrap around aspect of the building on the Lake Street side from the first drawing... I also have a problem with the need for ornamentation. Ornamentation does not equal good design. There are plenty ...
by Lisa I. RoadBot
June 15th, 2018, 7:37 am
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Ironclad Apartments & Moxy Hotel - Washington & Chicago
Replies: 161
Views: 31260

Re: Ironclad Apartments & Moxy Hotel - Washington & Chicago

The scale of this building is remarkable, and it makes Washington feel small, which is incredibly welcome.
Agreed.
by Lisa I. RoadBot
June 15th, 2018, 7:33 am
Forum: Minneapolis - South, Southwest, and Uptown
Topic: Arby’s Island
Replies: 211
Views: 29489

Re: Arby’s Island

Would have been a good spot for Shinola to move into, maybe their need was more immediate....