Developers have built thousands of apartments in the metro area over the last four years. At what point does supply outstrip demand?
The latest design is a perfect example of what happens when democracy reigns supreme.
City leaders hope the redo will make the street no less than a “centerpiece, a highlight in our country.”
U of M professor David Levinson says there’s no need for us to live with shabby transportation or for government to shell out bigger and bigger subsidies.
How might the so-called autonomous car change our lives — and the shape of the metro area?
The trip through St. Paul’s compact downtown, past state buildings and the Capitol, and the portion that runs through the U of M and over the Mississippi offer pleasant vistas.
One issue: the train line will pass close by the Claremont Apartments, a five-building 318-unit “luxury” development on Smetana Road.
Thrive MSP 2040 is being picked apart, but having a plan for water, parks and so on is way better than not having one.
The movement seeks to recapture communal life. Or rather a nostalgic vision of communal life.
Preliminary figures show the Twin Cities outpacing the suburbs, but who is going where is complicated.
Two recent studies about our urban environment might open our minds to ideas that contradict conventional wisdom.
The feared influx of so-called market-rate housing is occurring along the line, but so far rising costs aren’t displacing low-income residents.
The Legislature this year appropriated a paltry $11.4 million to fix potholes in 87 counties and another $3.6 million for cities.
Time is running short, but a panel of urban notables failed to come up with more than abstract ideas to chew on.
The neighborhood’s vision is an “urban village” that would combine a research park; some industry; new multifamily housing, 20 percent of it low-income; plus park, retail and commercial space.
It’s not clear at this point what elbows the mediator could twist or carrots he could offer to bring the two sides together.
Neuroscience may help explain why so many people remain illogically wedded to their cars.
That was the repeated message conveyed by suburban officials, civil-rights and neighborhood activists about the Metropolitan Council’s housing plans.
The citizens who participate aren’t always representative, and they often don’t consider the greater good — or even what’s in their own long-term interests.
The visionary plan would cover a portion of I-35W in Minneapolis with a park, apartment buildings and commercial space.