30 Nov '11, 7pm

Urban Location Adds to Apartment Building’s Sustainable Appeal

Urban Location Adds to Apartment Building’s Sustainable Appeal

A few years ago, Minneapolis residents, city leaders, and property owners were torn over the fate of the unsightly vacant lot at the corner of Portland and Washington avenues, a messy excavation site left over from stalled redevelopment plans. All stakeholders were set on finding the right occupant for the prime downtown spot near the city’s cultural institutions and historic landmarks, including the internationally acclaimed Guthrie Theater. Some were focused on making sure the new building’s design fit in with the neighborhood’s elegant, upper-class character. Others wanted lots of open green space, and still others were hoping for a mix of retail and residential development that would lure young professionals to the city center. “Lots of attention was paid to this project,” says architect Gretchen Camp of BKV Group, the architectural firm that helped create the solution...

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