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Hot Property: In the place of Burma Shave, a new school’s flag will wave in Minneapolis

via StarTribune “Work is expected to begin shortly on Minneapolis Public Schools’ new E. Lake Street adult education building after the Minneapolis City Council gave its approval to the project last month.” In place of the Burma-Vita Co. headquarters “will be an 87,000-square-foot building for the district’s Adult Education and Transition Plus programs. The Adult Education…

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Three UrbanWorks Team Members Promoted to Principal

In recognition of their dedication to our clients and contributions to our continued growth UrbanWorks is thrilled to announce that Scott Beckman, David Haaland, and David Miller have been promoted to principal. This talented group not only brings unique skill sets and exceptional leadership qualities but also exemplify our vision and core values in both their approach…

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UrbanWorks Launches New Volunteer Program – UWIN

As National Volunteer Week celebrates and inspires volunteers, UrbanWorks thinks there is no better time to renew our commitment to our communities, as well as our employees (UrbanWorkers), by launching our new volunteer program – UWIN (UrbanWorkers Investing in those in Need). One of UrbanWorks’ core values is to not just work in communities, but…

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YouthLink, PPL break ground on $17M project

via Finance & Commerce “A $17 million housing project for homeless youths is officially under construction in downtown Minneapolis. Minneapolis-based YouthLink and Project for Pride in Living broke ground Tuesday on the five-story, 46-unit building at 41 N. 12th St. Known as “Downtown View,” the building will connect to YouthLink’s existing headquarters. The project, designed by…

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Schafer Richardson plans offices, ramp in North Loop

via Finance & Commerce “Schafer Richardson aims to bring more creative office space and parking to the city’s North Loop, just around the corner from other projects coming to nearby Washington Avenue North. The Minneapolis-based developer wants to turn the nearly century-old Zuccaro’s Produce building at 1000 Third St. N. into creative office space by adding…

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YouthLink will add five floors downtown for housing

via Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal “YouthLink, the youth-services nonprofit, will begin work this month on a five-story expansion of its facility at the edge of downtown Minneapolis that will create dozens of residential units for homeless young people.” “The expansion, called Downtown View, will add 46 units for people ages 18 to 24, as well as…

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$17 million housing complex for homeless young adults to be built downtown Minneapolis

via StarTribune “Construction starts next week in downtown Minneapolis on a $17 million, five-story housing complex for people in their late teens and early 20s who are homeless. Downtown View will be located at 41 N. 12th St. and include 46 residential units and support services for people ages 18 to 24, according to this week’s announcement…

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UrbanWorks’ Designing with Color Featured in Nichiha Video Blog

via Nichiha Fiber Cement “Colorful projects across a downtown landscape… discover how UrbanWorks Architecture has colored the Minneapolis skyline! Watch Nichiha‘s recent vlog to learn more about how UrbanWorks’ architects design with color and explore several standout projects.” UrbanWorks is thrilled to have had the opportunity to participate in Nichiha‘s video interview (vlog) that featured…

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Major change at UrbanWorks Architecture: Bly moves on and Elkins plans expansion

via Star Tribune “Tod Elkins and Noah Bly have left their mark on the Twin Cities with distinct residential and mixed-use designs that emerged over the past 12 years from their small-but-influential firm UrbanWorks Architecture. Now their relationship is changing. Bly is selling his stake in the firm and leaving to pursue his own future…

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UrbanWorks Architecture Enters Next Stage as Founding Principals Pursue Separate Paths

FOR RELEASE: MARCH 16, 2017 MINNEAPOLIS, MN.  In a move that UrbanWorks Architecture, a prominent and fast-growing Minneapolis architectural design firm, describes as, “more of an evolution than a separation,” its two founding principals, Noah Bly and Tod Elkins, announced that, although separating and parting ways as joint owners and co-managers of the firm, they…

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