Minneapolis

$11.2 million Minneapolis project to help house homeless 1271 668 UrbanWorks Architecture

$11.2 million Minneapolis project to help house homeless

via Twin Cities Pioneer Press Work has begun on a downtown Minneapolis complex designed to put people who are homeless into affordable apartments. A ceremony to celebrate the construction of Park7, which includes 61-unit studio apartments, is planned for Tuesday afternoon. The $11.2 million project in the 600 block of Seventh Street downtown is expected to…

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YouthLink and Downtown View Apartments Wins Merit Award 3600 2400 UrbanWorks Architecture

YouthLink and Downtown View Apartments Wins Merit Award

via AIA Minnesota AIA Minneapolis has announced the 2019 Merit Award recipients which includes YouthLink and Downtown View. Youthlink is a non-profit organization that works with homeless youth, ages 16-23. Located in downtown Minneapolis, they have over 40 years of experience connecting young people with resources and support – be it a hot shower or warm meal, assistance with…

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Senior housing developers partner with Minneapolis’ Bryn Mawr neighborhood 2560 1813 UrbanWorks Architecture

Senior housing developers partner with Minneapolis’ Bryn Mawr neighborhood

via Star Tribune Hundreds of apartments for seniors could rise in the Bryn Mawr neighborhood of Minneapolis, without the conflict that often accompanies new developments in old neighborhoods. Read More

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North Loop plan flips to affordable rentals 2000 1406 UrbanWorks Architecture

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

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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Hawthorne EcoVillage Apartments took a village to build it 2560 1449 UrbanWorks Architecture

Hawthorne EcoVillage Apartments took a village to build it

via Finance and Commerce It took 10 years and complex financing, but a 75-unit affordable and sustainable housing development is finally open on a busy corner of north Minneapolis. The $18 million Hawthorne EcoVillage Apartments, at 617 Lowry Ave. N., was developed by Minneapolis-based Project for Pride in Living. On Wednesday, the developer and other supporters celebrated…

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Homeless shelter projects take persistence 620 330 UrbanWorks Architecture

Homeless shelter projects take persistence

via Finance & Commerce “Even as developers and builders complete new shelters for the homeless, they say they can’t keep up with the demand. A private contractor and two affordable housing developers described their recent projects and the Twin Cities area’s challenges at the “Impact of Real Estate Decisions on Homelessness” forum sponsored by the…

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Best Places to Work 2017: UrbanWorks Architecture 5220 3412 UrbanWorks Architecture

Best Places to Work 2017: UrbanWorks Architecture

via Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal “The Business Journal‘s 19th annual Best Places to Work awards honor 67 Minnesota employers and four individuals for creating and cultivating engaged workforces. No. 18 Extra Small: URBANWORKS ARCHITECTURE We asked Managing Principal Tod Elkins: Will you be hiring to increase your staff in the next six months?…

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UrbanWorks Among the “2017 Best Places to Work” 583 327 UrbanWorks Architecture

UrbanWorks Among the “2017 Best Places to Work”

via Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal “The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal has been honoring Minnesota-based companies for creating great work environments for nearly two decades. Our research partner, Omaha, Neb.-based Quantum Workplace surveyed employees at participating companies…asking them to rate their employers on communication efforts, leadership and more. Companies with the highest scores from the…

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DC Group Office Headquarters Wins Merit Award 5447 3716 UrbanWorks Architecture

DC Group Office Headquarters Wins Merit Award

via AIA Minnesota AIA Minneapolis has announced the 2017 Merit Award recipients. DC Group Office Headquarters, an “expand in place” office industrial project in North Minneapolis, is among this year’s honorees. The project includes an addition and renovation of the existing building as well as a new parking structure, blending the former warehouse and new addition into one seamless facility. The…

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