Minneapolis Comp Plan Review: Housing & Development near Transit

This post is the third of a short series that will take a deeper look at some of the specific policies in the Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan. The city is soliciting feedback on the plan until July 22nd, and it is important that they hear input on the elements of the plan that will help… (read more)

Support the Art & Architecture project: send a quick email

A small but vocal minority of homeowners is working to persuade Ward 2 Council Member Cam Gordon to delay the City Council approval of the Art & Architecture project being developed by Vermilion in Prospect Park. So far, the project has seen the support of: the Prospect Park Association, the City Planning Commission, and the… (read more)

Minneapolis 2040: Tenant Protections

This post is the second in a series that will take a deeper dive into the draft Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan. The city invites feedback on the plan until July 22nd. It is important that they hear input that supports N4MN’s goal of abundant, secure homes for everyone. 52.6% of Minneapolis rents. Nearly half of… (read more)

Minneapolis Comp Plan Review: Access to Housing

This post is the first of a series that will take a deeper dive into the draft Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan. The city is soliciting feedback on the plan until July 22nd, and it is important that they hear input on the elements that will help support N4MN’s goal of homes for everyone. Photo of… (read more)

Support Bryant & 36th, deny the appeal

The proposed new building Update (5/3): The East Harriet Neighborhood Association has filed an appeal of the CPC decision to approve this project. They are saying that this will have negative impacts on traffic, walkability & cyclist safety, as well as “neighborhood character”. See below for how to help. Update (4/23): This project was approved! Thanks… (read more)

🎉 Support the Jackson Lofts

Update (4/9): The City Planning Commission approved most of the applications, and some variances were returned to the applicant, otherwise the project was approved pending appeal (10 days grace period). The applicant will be required to work with the city to improve the sidewalk, and, as a condition of sale of the city lot in… (read more)

Zoning and Planning Appealapalooza

Tickets are $0, or whatever your free time costs you Minneapolis’ hottest festival is Appealapalooza, coming up at the Zoning and Planning Committee on February 15th, featuring two appealing acts: the appeal against Sons of Norway, and the appeal for Rex 26. Want to help? Follow the links below for details! Scroll to bottom for project… (read more)

Support Rex 26’s appeal for more homes

The slight difference in the proposal that is being appealed, July 2017 (above) and January 2018 (below) Feb. 15: Appeal denied! The developer announced that their economic metrics worked out so that they would be able to make 3 of the new units affordable housing for people at 80% area median income (AMI), but they will… (read more)

Support the Sons of Norway project (Deny the appeal!)

The King and Queen of Norway approve of this project and will be attending the opening. Update (2/15): The appeal of Sons of Norway was denied and the rezoning application succeeded, the project will be proceeding as planned! Thanks to everyone who emailed, and extra thanks to those who took time out of their morning/afternoon to… (read more)

Restore the name Bde Maka Ska

One of the best views in town is from Bde Maka Ska Update (11/21): Bde Maka Ska made it past a committee vote, 4/3. For: McLaughlin, Greene, Higgins and Goettel, against: Callison, Johnson and Opat. Next step: Full board vote (same members as above) Tuesday, 11/28. You can help by emailing your county commissioners in support… (read more)