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St Cloud

Postby John21 » November 15th, 2014, 11:31 am


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Re: St Cloud

Postby Nathan » November 15th, 2014, 2:43 pm

Wow! Nice project for st cloud! Simple and nice concept.

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Re: St Cloud

Postby uptowncarag » November 15th, 2014, 6:38 pm

I wonder if this is the empty lot where there was an explosion years ago? Great project for St. Cloud.

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Re: St Cloud

Postby mister.shoes » November 15th, 2014, 11:17 pm

That's the lot where we park when going to the Mexican Village! What ever will we do!? /s
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Re: St Cloud

Postby TTT » November 17th, 2014, 10:00 am

No doubt that is a nice project for downtown St. Cloud. The downtown area there could use a building like this to spif it up a little bit.

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Re: St Cloud

Postby mister.shoes » November 17th, 2014, 12:32 pm

It's a very nice project for StC, yes. That stretch of St. Germain from 10th to 5th is really nice—nice to walk along, nice to shop/eat/drink. The parking lot going away for this project is literally the only surface lot on that entire stretch. Aside from the block-long (and horrible) back side of the mall, every single storefront is of a traditional form. That this would bring residents to DT is even better. StC gets a bad rap sometimes, but there's a lot of good going on there. mrs.shoes and I got married in the area and walked from our reception site downtown to the hotel—with a stop at the Red Carpet along the way. It was pretty awesome. Oh, and the rehearsal dinner was at the aforementioned Mexican Village. :mrgreen:
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Re: St Cloud

Postby FISHMANPET » November 17th, 2014, 12:36 pm

My wife goes to a conference every August that's at the St Cloud convention Center, which means we get a few days at the Le St Germain hotel (which is going to be a Courtyard Marriot by next year) and a few days to wander downtown St Cloud and explore. A++ would highly recommend.

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Re: St Cloud

Postby mattaudio » November 17th, 2014, 1:40 pm

I went to college near St. Cloud, and developed an extreme distaste for the place due to the stroad of all stroads, Division Street. I disliked it before I could even define what it was that I disliked. But the downtown does indeed have some charm. It's a shame that the 2009 redo of Hwy 23 did not provide stronger connectivity between DT and SCSU.

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Re: St Cloud

Postby FISHMANPET » November 17th, 2014, 2:13 pm

Yeah the campus is pretty nice (I end up walking to the Holiday station each time to get some mixers, and the liquor store next to a tanning salon and Chinese buffet, but that highway is kind of a mess.

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Re: St Cloud

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Re: St Cloud

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Re: St Cloud

Postby Nathan » December 16th, 2015, 12:52 pm

A perfect example of how attempting to create false dimension on a flat canvas is kind of a fail, too bad they couldn't include any bump outs or architectural features really, but I understand building urban style lofts in STC is probably high speculation and on a tight tight budget.

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Re: St Cloud

Postby mister.shoes » December 17th, 2015, 11:37 am

Dangerous spot for housing. I'd get fat from eating at Mexican Village every day. Mmmm...
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Re: St Cloud

Postby John21 » December 17th, 2015, 12:37 pm

A perfect example of how attempting to create false dimension on a flat canvas is kind of a fail, too bad they couldn't include any bump outs or architectural features really, but I understand building urban style lofts in STC is probably high speculation and on a tight tight budget.
They're just trying to fit in with the character of the block. ;)

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Re: St Cloud

Postby Anondson » January 4th, 2019, 3:23 pm

St. Cloud got examined by The Economist for how it treats Somali-American residents.

https://www.economist.com/united-states ... -americans

Feels like this is the kind of article Der Spiegel wanted to write about America outside cosmopolitan Minneapolis.

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Re: St Cloud

Postby Silophant » January 4th, 2019, 4:02 pm

Yeah, they just sent their guy a bit too far up 94.

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Re: St Cloud

Postby NickP » January 9th, 2019, 12:22 am

http://tcbmag.com/news

TC Business Magazine article on St. Cloud.


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