Overheated coastal housing markets have seen remarkable ADU booms, while the Twin Cities has had negligible ADU development.
Two recent reports show that St. Paul’s city planners have made their decision: They’re ready to legalize neighborhood-scale density.
In the 2023 Minnesota legislative session, Rep. Steve Elkins (DFL-Bloomington) is pitching a comprehensive and complementary set of housing policies.
Data show the importance of large buildings for meeting urban housing needs. But first that concept has to gain support.
Along Roosevelt Avenue in Queens, more than 300 languages are spoken. As the 7 train runs over the “artery of life”, commerce explodes underneath with vibrancy and community. The street is a microcosm of the world and what goes on there sometimes impacts what happens on the other side of the globe.
This week on National Links: flood insurance set to receive major reforms, Oakland weighs the impact of losing a baseball team and the undervalued importance of “third places.”
In these perilous times, dreaming of the future comes less easily. That is precisely what I found myself doing, however, after hearing the news earlier this year that the planning process for the future development of the three-acre St. Anthony Falls Lock property would start fresh from the beginning — this time, with Indigenous peoples […]
Contributor Ian Gaida offers musings on how to make the Northstar a more useful – and utilized – system.
(The photograph above, showing the Metropolitan Opera House and Palace Court, was taken by C.J. Hubbard in 1914, Minnesota Historical Society) Historical and contemporary Minneapolis is not particularly known for its public alleys. They have served a more discreet role in the lives of Minneapolitans, unsung for getting private vehicles off city streets. Of course, […]
New research in Germany shows how expensive cars really are – the lifetime cost of a small car is $689,000 with a public expense of $275,000, say the researchers.