Phillips-East Phillips-Ventura Village General Topics

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Phillips-East Phillips-Ventura Village General Topics

Postby fehler » August 5th, 2021, 1:42 pm

Had to create a new topic?

Why is this mansion so cheap? https://www.realtor.com/realestateandho ... 3199-27529

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Re: Phillips-East Phillips-Ventura Village General Topics

Postby bubzki2 » August 5th, 2021, 1:45 pm

HOA/Condo it appears.

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Re: Phillips-East Phillips-Ventura Village General Topics

Postby rynet91 » August 12th, 2021, 12:17 pm

Had to create a new topic?

Why is this mansion so cheap? https://www.realtor.com/realestateandho ... 3199-27529
In picture 4 you can see 3 gas meters so this is one unit of potentially 3 on this property. Additionally, it has a $650 HOA monthly fee.

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Re: Phillips-East Phillips-Ventura Village General Topics

Postby twincitizen » September 14th, 2021, 3:01 pm

Since we have a topic, I have an idea:

The whole Phillips community (which was always just called Phillips, but since 2002 has been segmented into west, midtown, east and Ventura Village*) should be re-branded as "Midtown". We already seem to have applied that name to the entire stretch of Lake Street from just east of 35W to Hiawatha, and Midtown Global Market is a pretty established landmark at the center of that stretch. This is a perfect example of where the city should lean in to the neighborhood names people are already using, rather than futile attempts to create "east town" out of thin air. I understand the Phillips name has been around forever but I've never really heard anyone say "Phillips", though admittedly I don't know anyone that actually lives in that part of town. This generally follows my argument that Minneapolis has far too many neighborhoods and we should instead use the larger "community" designations.

*Citation: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phillips,_Minneapolis

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Re: Phillips-East Phillips-Ventura Village General Topics

Postby Tcmetro » September 14th, 2021, 3:28 pm

I lived in Phillips in the 90s when I was young and I never really got the Midtown thing. I always thought it was invented to side-step the crime stigma in the area.

I guess with the Midtown Greenway, the Midtown Market and the Midtown light rail station, important landmarks have taken the name. It's been a long time since I've had anything to do with the area, so I wouldn't be surprised if new residents use the Midtown moniker so it might worthwhile to change it.

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Re: Phillips-East Phillips-Ventura Village General Topics

Postby MinneapBliss » September 16th, 2021, 3:24 pm

Not sure if this was mentioned in a different thread, but this project proposed for the vacant lot at 2313 13th Ave S looks like a great addition to this area; will definitely want to check out the compressed earth block construction, as well as the finished space!

http://indigenouspeoplestf.org/mikwaned ... g-project/
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Re: Phillips-East Phillips-Ventura Village General Topics

Postby Silophant » September 22nd, 2021, 8:05 pm

Franklin Street Bakery has been sold to/merged with Michigan Bread Co. Both locations will be rebranding as The Good Bread Co., ending our long perplexing nightmare of having a business called "Franklin Street" located on Franklin Avenue.


Hoo boy does "Franklin" not look like a word anymore.

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Re: Phillips-East Phillips-Ventura Village General Topics

Postby amiller92 » September 23rd, 2021, 9:44 am

Franklin Street Bakery has been sold to/merged with Michigan Bread Co. Both locations will be rebranding as The Good Bread Co., ending our long perplexing nightmare of having a business called "Franklin Street" located on Franklin Avenue.


Hoo boy does "Franklin" not look like a word anymore.
Raising the question of why an east/west street is an avenue in the first place.


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