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Sounds like old Jimmy Graves wants back in to Minneapolis Hostelry after selling the Graves 601... A prime parcel off Nicollet Mall has attracted proposals from four developers with transformative visions that include an 80-story tower that would loom over the rest of Minneapolis skyline.I also enjoy reading when a pension fund, real estate trust, or Teacher's union of California is investing..means a big money project... Three established Twin Cities players — United Properties, Mortenson and Doran Development — offered ideas for the site, currently a parking lot across from the Minneapolis Central Library.[...] It seems a little early in the current real estate development upturn in the Twin Cities to see a beautiful rendering of an 80-story building that may never get built.
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It's not graceful or elegant, nor awesomely severe. I think people are mistaking my criticism for this proposal as hatred for it (which is far from the case).
I actually do like the design (especially that it's all glass), but I strongly feel it would look better shorter and blended in among more distinctive towers.
RFP: in a Q&A with North Loop Neighborhood Association he said this about the site I figured we should make a thread on this because it will be something next year, might as well save time.
RFP: in a Q&A with North Loop Neighborhood Association he said this about the site Proposals will be due December 11th Quote: "We're looking at tall, elegant, slender towers that don't inhibit the skyline and that enable more active uses of the ground floor and retail space" This should be an absolute "given" in the downtown core areas that are zoned with no height restrictions. This is the essential element that will make our city pedestrian friendly and create the critical mass of human activity to support the retail.But perhaps the most ambitious proposal came from a relative newcomer, Alex Duval, who says the team behind his mega-tower already includes a structural engineer who worked on the world’s tallest building, in Dubai.