Urban Renewal

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2013

    Despite "Available" sign, Uptown Cheapo to remain open for now

    Selling antiquated products in an antiquated building next to a multi-floor, mixed-use redevelopment project that's still under construction, the presence of an "Available" sign on the exterior of Cheapo's Uptown location prompted some to believe the iconic record store wasn't long for its rapidly g ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 19, 2013
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    January 2, 2013
  • Blogs

    June 12, 2012

    Downtown St. Paul has become a whole lot whiter over the past decade

    Michael Petrilli of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute recently put together a list of the "fastest-gentrifying neighborhoods" in the country, and one of them is downtown St. Paul.Granted, Petrilli's characterization of these neighborhoods as "gentrifying" seems to be inappropriate. He uses race data b ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 28, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 24, 2008

    Should baseball pay for sidewalks?

    angrytraffic.jpg The Minneapolis City Council is split over who should pay for needed traffic improvements around the new Twins ballp ... More >>

  • Books

    September 6, 2000

    Watchdog Training

    City council members vow to pay closer attention to the Hollman project

  • News

    August 9, 2000

    The Candidate

    When did U.S. Senate hopeful Rebecca Yanisch get the idea to make affordable housing a top priority? It sure wasn't while she was running the Minneapolis Community Development Agency.

  • News

    December 20, 1995
  • News

    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?