The historic and aging Peavey Plaza in downtown Minneapolis will be redesigned rather than demolished as per the terms of an out-of-court agreement approved today by city council and signed by Mayor R.T. Rybak.An announcement released by the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota and the Washington, D.C ... More >>
The dormant Suburban World Theater may become the latest historic Uptown property to follow the Uptown Bar and be converted into retail space.POUR ONE OUT: Uptown Bar demolition photos But unlike the Uptown Bar, the developer who wants to convert Suburban World (it was known as the Granada Theater ... More >>
The controversy over the city of Minneapolis' plan to demolish Peavey Plaza, a 27-year-old park plaza designed by landscape architect M. Paul Friedberg, could end up being resolved in a court room. Two advocacy groups -- The Preservation Alliance of Minnesota and the Washington D.C.-based Cultural ... More >>
The city's appeal to demolish Peavey Plaza in Nicollet Mall was approved by a City Council committee Thursday, meaning the 37-year-old park is one step closer to destruction. Designed in the 1970s by landscape architect M. Paul Friedberg, the city's plan to completely replace Peavey with a slick, n ... More >>
The battle over the demolition of Peavey Plaza wages on. Last month, we reported that the Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission voted down the city's proposal to demolish the 37-year-old plaza. As many anticipated, the city's public works department has since filed an appeal of the decision ... More >>
The controversial plan to demolish Peavey Plaza was voted down by the Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission Tuesday. Peavey, a park plaza located next to Orchestra Hall on Nicollet Avenue, was designed by urban landscape architect M. Paul Friedberg in the 1970s. Though not officially designa ... More >>
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.
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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.
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."
A Minneapolis church and city leaders square off over windows