Subject:

Bob Roscoe

  • Calendar

    October 1, 2014
  • Books

    December 12, 2001

    Stage Protest

    With demolition all but assured, preservationists aim to take their fight to court

  • News

    February 23, 2000

    Theater of the Absurd

    When the Shubert inched down Hennepin Avenue a year ago, Minneapolis politicos promised a bright future for the historic theater. They didn't mention stingy legislators, taxpayer bailouts, or the specter of the wrecking ball.

  • News

    January 5, 2000

    When you wish upon a city

    If you could wave your magic wand and make one improvement to the Twin Cities, what would it be?

  • News

    July 28, 1999

    Bringing Down the House

    Taxpayers spent $65,000 to demolish the old Victorian at 1816 15th Ave. S. A buyer wanted to invest at least that much to fix it up. Make sense? You bet, says the Minneapolis Community Development Agency.

  • News

    March 31, 1999

    Sherlock Homes

    Minneapolis's Victorian gems have endured boom times, bad times, and some godawful weather. Now they face their greatest danger yet: government ownership and a new brand of antique "collectors."

  • News

    January 7, 1998

    Sold Down The River

    Minneapolis's brave new riverfront will have parks, museums, and upscale condos. Who said subsidized housing was just for the poor?

  • News

    December 17, 1997

    Of Time and the River

    Known as "Eden Prairie on the River," a housing project called The Landings may soon be joined by another suburban-style development.

  • News

    May 14, 1997
  • News

    October 16, 1996

    Curtain Call in the Theater District

    Block E redevelopment probably means saving one historic theater and destroying another. The question is which will be left standing: the Shubert or the Mann?

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