Affordable Housing

$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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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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Once homeless, young adults settle in at new apartment complex in Edina 2000 1333 UrbanWorks Architecture

Once homeless, young adults settle in at new apartment complex in Edina

via Star Tribune “A new supportive housing complex is the first of its kind in the west metro.” “Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative, the developer, held a grand opening last week for the $11.4 million complex.  It’s the third project of its kind that Beacon has developed and is its first in the suburbs. The nonprofit…

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With help from Richfield, developers plan affordable apartments near MSP 2468 898 UrbanWorks Architecture

With help from Richfield, developers plan affordable apartments near MSP

via Star Tribune “A team of Twin Cities developers is putting the final touches on a plan to build an unusual apartment complex that will bring much-needed affordable housing to a key site in Richfield. The proposed Chamberlain will have 316 rental apartments in six three-story buildings, including three that are existing and will be renovated.…

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Kraus-Anderson, Inland plan $60M apartment complex in Richfield 2468 898 UrbanWorks Architecture

Kraus-Anderson, Inland plan $60M apartment complex in Richfield

via Finance & Commerce “Minneapolis-based Kraus-Anderson and St. Louis Park-based Inland Development Partners are finalizing plans for The Chamberlain, a 361-unit complex that will cost about $60 million to develop, company officials said Friday. The complex will go up on a 7-acre stretch bounded by 17th Avenue South, 66th Street East, 68th Street East and Cedar…

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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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One mom made Cornerstone Creek development for disabled adults a reality 2000 1517 UrbanWorks Architecture

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 620 330 UrbanWorks Architecture

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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