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Finance & Commerce announces Top Projects of 2019 honorees 1120 1120 UrbanWorks Architecture

Finance & Commerce announces Top Projects of 2019 honorees

via Finance & Commerce Minnesota’s builders were bustling in 2019 as they remodeled or built hotels, libraries and a soccer stadium, among many other projects. From among this impressive collection of projects, an independent panel selected 50 honorees for Finance & Commerce’s annual Top Projects awards. Irvine Exchange               200 Exchange St. S., St. Paul Owner: Schafer…

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Kraus-Anderson Preps for $20M Upscale Apartments in St. Paul 1063 693 UrbanWorks Architecture

Kraus-Anderson Preps for $20M Upscale Apartments in St. Paul

via Twin Cities Business Kraus-Anderson Development today announced that it has begun tearing down a vacant office building in St. Paul to make way for a 92-unit upscale apartment building. The firm is redeveloping the former Capital Professional Office Building at 590 Park Street in St. Paul’s Capitol Heights neighborhood. Kraus-Anderson built the original structure…

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Raising the Bar 1728 2160 UrbanWorks Architecture

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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Top Projects of 2016 series: 2700 University 620 330 UrbanWorks Architecture

Top Projects of 2016 series: 2700 University

via Finance & Commerce “2700 University brings a transit-oriented, mixed-income development to University Avenue near the Minneapolis-St. Paul border.” “When you’re on University Avenue, it’s difficult to tell where Minneapolis ends and St. Paul begins. The facade of 2700 University makes it easy, with the words ‘Saint Paul’ in large letters near the rooftop. The city of…

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Micro apartments on Territorial Road scheduled to open in August 1800 1200 UrbanWorks Architecture

Micro apartments on Territorial Road scheduled to open in August

Via Monitor Saint Paul “With construction underway since January, RAY, a new “smart living” micro-unit apartment complex at 2326 Territorial Rd., is on track to welcome residents on Aug. 1. The project…builds on the fast-growing micro living craze driven by a more minimalist lifestyle, smaller apartments, tiny homes and the evolving “no-baggage” culture.” “Distinguishing itself…

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Finance & Commerce announces Top Projects of 2016 620 330 UrbanWorks Architecture

Finance & Commerce announces Top Projects of 2016

via Finance & Commerce Finance & Commerce has announced their Top Projects of 2016. 2700 University, a “New mixed-use luxury apartment development with affordable units on the Green Line light rail line” is among the 2016 honorees. “A panel of judges looked at the degree of difficulty, creativity in design, innovative construction techniques, cooperation among contractors…

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New apartments come in very small packages 3840 2160 UrbanWorks Architecture

New apartments come in very small packages

Via Park Bugle “Micro dwellings have been defined as fully equipped self-contained housing units that are somewhere around 350 square feet in floor area. The idea got its start in high-demand urban areas in both the United States and abroad, where housing pressures and skyrocketing rents have a long and grim history. Now the trend…

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UrbanWorks’ Designing with Color Featured in Nichiha Video Blog 601 462 UrbanWorks Architecture

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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Studio apartments have gone upscale and are proliferating in Twin Cities 3840 2160 UrbanWorks Architecture

Studio apartments have gone upscale and are proliferating in Twin Cities

Via Star Tribune Developers are building hundreds of “micro” apartments in the most coveted neighborhoods in the Twin Cities. Just a few minutes from the Raymond Avenue stop along the Green line, about 70 of 79 units in the new Ray Apartments will be studios. Read More

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New, fancy apartments straddle the St. Paul-Minneapolis border 3035 2160 UrbanWorks Architecture

New, fancy apartments straddle the St. Paul-Minneapolis border

via Pioneer Press Along the Green Line’s University Avenue entrance to St. Paul, an upscale new housing development – known as 2700 University – has opened. The six-story, mixed-income apartment building is located between Emerald and Berry streets near the Minneapolis border and Metro Transit’s Westgate light rail station.  Read More

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