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Micro-unit apartments moving into University area

Illustration by Sarah Mai

Caitlin Anderson

January 30, 2020

A University of Minnesota neighborhood could see more tiny apartments – a trend mirroring the Twin Cities as a whole. Marcy-Holmes’ newest tiny apartments, also known as micro-units, are currently being built with more potentially on the way. This micro-unit project, along with another similar d...

Following a year of heightened crime, Marcy-Holmes looks forward

Vic Thorstenson, president of the Marcy-Holmes Neighborhood Association, speaks at an inaugural safety committee meeting at First Congregational Church on Monday, Nov. 11. 

J.D. Duggan

January 27, 2020

Tonya Green plans her evenings carefully. She rushes home from work when she clocks out late and checks in with her roommates to make sure everybody is safe. Green, a third-year neuroscience major, moved into Marcy-Holmes last September with four other women. Recent high-profile incidents have not only ...

What to expect from first “Discover Dinkytown: Winter Wander” event

A crowd dances inside Loring Bar & Restaurant in Dinkytown.

Norah Kleven

January 23, 2020

Dinkytown — a neighborhood more than 100 years old — has long held a special place in the hearts of University of Minnesota students, business owners and residents.  In an effort to build community, The Greater Dinkytown Roadmap Initiative is hosting the first “Discover Dinkytown: Winter Wa...

Details emerge on UMN Foundation Stadium Village development plan

Courtesy of the University of Minnesota.

Caitlin Anderson

January 23, 2020

University of Minnesota officials recently weighed more details of a development plan that would transform much of Stadium Village. The University of Minnesota Foundation revealed early renderings of the East Gateway project, a plan that would overhaul many existing buildings in Stadium Village for new d...

Historic Dinkytown library to reopen after renovations

New installments in the Arvonne Fraser Library pay tribute to the building's original architect, Ralph Rapson and library patron Arvonne Fraser on Friday, Jan. 17.  The newly renovated building is set to open on Jan. 25. (Liam Armstrong / Minnesota Daily)

Brooke Sheehy

January 23, 2020

A newly-renovated Arvonne Fraser library in Dinkytown will open its doors to the public for the first time Saturday after more than a year of vacancy.  Renovations include making the building more open and conducive to studying, while still maintaining the library's signature features. Hennepin ...

After high-rise fire, Cedar-Riverside begins to heal

A boarded window on the fourteenth floor is rimmed by scorch marks at the Cedar High Apartments on Monday, Dec. 9. On Nov. 28, an early morning blaze claimed the lives of five of the building's residents.

Emma Dill and Brooke Sheehy

December 12, 2019

Following a deadly building fire last month, the Cedar-Riverside community is beginning to heal despite lingering questions. The fire killed five residents in a 25-story high-rise owned by the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority. During a community meeting Saturday, Cedar-Riverside residents impacted ...

New hotel proposed for Prospect Park

Courtesy of the Minneapolis Department of Community Planning & Economic Development.

Caitlin Anderson

December 9, 2019

Another extended-stay hotel is slated for Prospect Park. A new five-story Residence Inn by Marriott, proposed by developer Kaeding Development and architect Momentum Design Group, LLC, will be discussed at a city meeting this week. The project is the second extended-stay hotel to be proposed in Prospect Park within the past year. “We look forward to conti...

Influx of student apartments brings luxury living — and high rents

Morgan La Casse

Dylan Miettinen

December 9, 2019

For around $1,735 per month, you can rent a one-bedroom, one-bathroom penthouse apartment at Hub Minneapolis, one of the newest luxury apartments aimed at students near the University of Minnesota. The apartment complex is roughly a 10-minute walk from Folwell Hall. For $35 less per month, you can r...

New park taking shape in Prospect Park

The site of a developing public park, which the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board plans on buying, located in Prospect Park, as seen on Wednesday, Dec. 4.

Emma Dill

December 5, 2019

A new park taking shape in Prospect Park will help bring much-needed green space to the area. The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board plans to purchase the site, located near the Prospect Park light rail stop at the corner of 4th Street Southeast and 29th Avenue Southeast, later this week. The park ...

Five dead after fire in high-rise apartment building in Cedar-Riverside

Caitlin Anderson

November 27, 2019

  Five people have died after a fire broke out in a public housing high-rise apartment building in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood on Wednesday morning. Minneapolis Fire Department crews responded to a fire around 4 a.m. on Wednesday at the 25-story Cedar High Apartments located at 630 Cedar S. ...