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One mom made Cornerstone Creek development for disabled adults a reality

via Star Tribune “The inspiration for Linda Bialick’s first — and last — development project was born decades before the first bulldozer arrived on the job site. Thirty years ago, after her daughter was born with Down syndrome, the stay-at-home mom began to realize that children with developmental disabilities didn’t have the same educational, social…

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New Cornerstone Creek apartments may be first of their kind

via Finance & Commerce “Earlier this year, Jewish Housing and Programming members and a nonprofit co-developer opened an apartment complex that they believe is the first independent housing of its kind for adults with developmental disabilities. The 45-unit Cornerstone Creek complex…in Golden Valley, was designed with a focus on “creating community,” said lead architect David…

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J-HAP Changes Housing for Developmentally Disabled Adults

via “What’s inside the four-month-old building…is a community and agency that is unique to the Twin Cities – and possibly the country.” Cornerstone Creek is an affordable housing building that’s the home to Jewish Housing and Programming (J-HAP), the 10-year-old agency that is part of the team that opened the 45-unit apartment building in January…

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Artspace Hastings River Lofts “Hard Hat Tour” Featured in Video

via Hastings Community TV Artspace, along with Loeffler Construction and Consulting, gave a “hard hat tour” of Artspace Hastings River Lofts to show the construction progress, spectacular views, and a sense of what it will be like for future residents. Hastings Community TV documented the tour and included floor plans, unit renderings, and other useful information in…

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Sustainable: The business case for going green

via Finance & Commerce “When the local chapter of the United States Green Building Council launched its IMPACT conference four years ago, it drew about 120 people interested in the intersection of design, construction and sustainability. Last year more than 220 people attended, and more are expected at this year’s conference Thursday at the St. Paul RiverCentre. Other…

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Inside View: John Seppanen, UrbanWorks Architecture

via Star Tribune UrbanWorks Architecture has hired John Seppanen, a specialist in sustainable design innovation, as senior project architect. Read More

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Minneapolis’ UrbanWorks Architecture hires senior project architect

via John Seppanen has joined UrbanWorks Architecture as senior project architect. Read More

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