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Raising the Bar 1728 2160 UrbanWorks

Raising the Bar

via Architecture MN “No building type has garnered more design criticism in recent years than the apartment building, with much of the fault-finding centered on neighborhood-scale issues and overuse of material collage in the design of facades. In the following pages, Architecture MN highlights two new multifamily projects that aim to hit the design trifecta:…

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66 West is the recipient of the Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition’s 2018 Edson Award for Special Needs Housing 750 410 UrbanWorks

66 West is the recipient of the Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition’s 2018 Edson Award for Special Needs Housing

66 West is the recipient of the Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition‘s 2018 Edson Award for Special Needs Housing! This award recognizes Low Income Housing Tax Credit developments at the forefront of creating stronger, healthier communities nationwide. Read more

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North Loop plan flips to affordable rentals 2000 1406 UrbanWorks

North Loop plan flips to affordable rentals

“Minneapolis-based Schafer Richardson has scrapped its plans to convert a nearly century-old warehouse in Minneapolis’ North Loop district into offices and will instead build 104 income-restricted rentals.” via Star Tribune : Read More

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Homeless youth get a downtown view 5535 3690 UrbanWorks

Homeless youth get a downtown view

via The Journal “Young people experiencing homelessness are finding a home inside YouthLink’s new expansion.” Read More

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95-unit, co-op style housing slated for Como neighborhood 3840 2160 UrbanWorks

95-unit, co-op style housing slated for Como neighborhood

via Minnesota Daily “A co-op development coming to the Southeast Como neighborhood will feature affordable units and offer students a say in how the building is run. Riverton Community Housing will develop a 95-unit, cooperative residential building called the Brook Avenue Co-op on 1220 Brook Ave in SE Como, adjacent to the Bunge Tower. Co-op…

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‘Growing like crazy’: Minnesota developers put $120M in Des Moines apartments 520 390 UrbanWorks

‘Growing like crazy’: Minnesota developers put $120M in Des Moines apartments

via Des Moines Register “Minnesota brothers Kent and Brian Roers stormed onto the Des Moines apartment scene two years ago. Since then, Roers Cos. has invested more than $120 million in five Des Moines properties and another $26 million in an Ames apartment building. Their first Des Moines project, Confluence on 3rd at 103 SW Third St., features 211…

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$20M Flux Apartments bring new life to downtown Des Moines 3916 1800 UrbanWorks

$20M Flux Apartments bring new life to downtown Des Moines

via KCCI Des Moines “The $20 million Flux Apartments are bringing new life to Walnut Street in downtown Des Moines.” View More.

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Latest North Loop project sets the stage for a long-desired park 7680 4320 UrbanWorks

Latest North Loop project sets the stage for a long-desired park

via Minneapolis/ St. Paul Business Journal “A fresh proposal for a North Loop apartment building might be most notable for what isn’t being developed: more than a half-acre of land in the middle of a bustling neighborhood where space is at a prime. Schafer Richardson is planning a six-story building with 145 apartments at 747 North Third St.…

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City Officials Celebrate Grand Opening of North Minneapolis Affordable Housing Complex 2000 1707 UrbanWorks

City Officials Celebrate Grand Opening of North Minneapolis Affordable Housing Complex

via KSTP ” Minneapolis city officials celebrated the grand opening of the EcoVillage affordable housing development in North Minneapolis Wednesday afternoon.” Read More.

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Proposal to convert Bunge elevator to apartments heads to Minneapolis Planning commission for vote 3840 2160 UrbanWorks

Proposal to convert Bunge elevator to apartments heads to Minneapolis Planning commission for vote

via Star Tribune “An affordable housing developer’s proposal to rezone the Bunge grain elevator into apartments was approved Thursday by the Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission. The plan by Project for Pride in Living and Riverton Community Housing requires cutting the 115-foot elevators down to 25 feet, allowing for the construction of two different complexes, Maya…

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