Highland Bridge: Ford Site Redevelopment

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Re: Highland Bridge: Ford Site Redevelopment

Postby seanrichardryan » February 20th, 2021, 11:13 am

The first 20 'single-family' homesites went up for sale. More than half (11) are now reserved.
https://myvillager.com/2021/02/17/home- ... nd-bridge/
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Some of the lots are HUGE. You could build a nice cluster development on an 82'x240' lot. I'd imagine each property will have an ADU of some kind at the least. Zoning allow 1-6 units per lot.
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Re: Highland Bridge: Ford Site Redevelopment

Postby Mdcastle » February 20th, 2021, 2:05 pm

What indication is there that every property will have an ADU? Just because you're rich enough to buy a huge lot and are permitted to build an ADU doesn't necessarily mean you want one.

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Re: Highland Bridge: Ford Site Redevelopment

Postby Cat349F » February 21st, 2021, 12:54 pm

Bohland is finished, (curb and paved) up to Woodlawn from Mississippi Boulevard. Woodlawn, Mount Curve, and Cretin are all ready for curb and paving this spring.
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Re: Highland Bridge: Ford Site Redevelopment

Postby twincitizen » March 23rd, 2021, 4:34 pm

PiPress: half of single family sites now reserved, other updates https://www.twincities.com/2021/03/20/s ... stream=top

Also, check out this interactive map on the Highland Bridge website, showing the different housing types: https://highlandbridge.com/explore/

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Re: Highland Bridge: Ford Site Redevelopment

Postby Cat349F » March 28th, 2021, 3:16 am

Senior housing construction starts in June.
Rowhomes start next month, hopefully.
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Re: Highland Bridge: Ford Site Redevelopment

Postby mulad » April 28th, 2021, 9:35 pm

Here are a few shots of the first building. The panels for the first residential floor above the grocery area are mostly in place. The ground floor is quite tall, though it's down the slope a ways from the existing shopping center buildings, so it's only now reaching the same height as the (false?) roof on the strip mall section north of the existing Lunds. The first shot is facing southwest, while the other two are generally facing east/southeast.

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Re: Highland Bridge: Ford Site Redevelopment

Postby Cat349F » April 29th, 2021, 6:06 pm

There will be a retaining wall separating the two buildings along the east side, with the new building’s loading dock being lower. The loading dock is halfway down along the east side.
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Re: Highland Bridge: Ford Site Redevelopment

Postby Cat349F » May 5th, 2021, 5:52 pm

Pulte has started on their first rowhome.
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Re: Highland Bridge: Ford Site Redevelopment

Postby mulad » June 5th, 2021, 11:08 am

A couple shots from May 28th, the first from the fence at the far west edge of the site, and the other from the intersection of Ford Parkway and Cretin Ave.

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PXL_20210528_233630317 by Michael Hicks, on Flickr

I should also mention that curbs have started to appear for the new streets south of Ford Parkway, specifically I've seen them this past week at the intersection of Mount Curve Blvd, where it looks like utility work has also been going on, causing the eastbound lanes of Ford to be closed/diverted.

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Re: Highland Bridge: Ford Site Redevelopment

Postby EOst » June 7th, 2021, 8:29 am

You can see a lot of curbs in this drone video from about a month ago: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYpSngUXcs0


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