Kirk Hill

  • Books

    December 13, 2000

    Inflationary Pressuring

    Minneapolis leaders want the feds to make up the shortfall in funds for the Hollman redevelopment

  • 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?

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    December 29, 1999


    The affordable-housing crisis comes to Uptown

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    October 6, 1999

    Let's Break a Deal

    Did the Minneapolis NAACP botch its chance to save hundreds of low-income apartments?

  • News

    March 17, 1999

    Black Like Us

    Political machinations, intrigue, and good old-fashioned mudslinging: A look behind the scenes of the Minneapolis NAACP election scandal

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    February 3, 1999

    The Path of Lease Resistance

    Hennepin County Housing Court was set up to resolve disputes between landlords and tenants. So why do the landlords keep winning?

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    November 25, 1998

    Musical Chairs

    A nonprofit developer sends poor tenants packing--to make room for other poor tenants

  • News

    November 4, 1998

    The Life of Brian Herron

    Brian Herron has battled racism, hatred, and self-doubt. But none of that prepared him for the Minneapolis city council.

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    October 14, 1998

    Helter Shelter

    Fresh air, a river at your feet, and stars on the ceiling: Home, sweet home. At least until Minneapolis cops raid your camp.

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    June 24, 1998

    Three-Time Losers

    Does Minneapolis's war on "bad buildings" throw tenants out on the street? Yes, officials say--and that's just tough.

  • News

    June 11, 1997

    House of Hollman

    Four months after she moved in, Carmen Brown found out the city would be razing her building to spruce up the neighborhood. It's one of numerous additions to the demolition list produced by the Hollman agreement

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    May 14, 1997
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    April 23, 1997

    Lee's Last Call

    Historic juke jointed slated to become city garage.

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    March 12, 1997
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    October 23, 1996
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    August 7, 1996

    Razing Minneapolis

    The city embarks on a program of destroying low-income inner-city housing to save itself.

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    November 15, 1995

    Swept Away

    The likely demolition of over 700 public housing units in north Minneapolis will scatter people who live there and open up 73 acres of prime real estate at downtown's edge. Is it a matter of civic renewal or a land grab?