Getting swept up in Minneapolis's condo madness
Demographics, interest rates, and shrinking office rentals make for a downtown residential boom
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.
City number-crunchers say the plan to renovate another old theater is a money pit
By the end of the month, the City Council could order the demolition of the Shubert, Minneapolis's oldest theater.