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Brit Builds an ADU: Infill and Transportation

So, as I mentioned in the first installment I sometimes take the bus for errands and to get to meetings. As part of the city’s desire to reduce congestion by encouraging public transit Accessory Dwelling Units are not required to have additional parking space of their own. We are likely to either replace our current two […]

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Brit Builds an ADU: the First $2,500

Today, a little past Thanksgiving 2018, I wrote a check for $2,500. I have the money in a savings account and will transfer it to checking shortly. Yes, $2,500 is a lot of money! I could buy a really nice bicycle for that amount, maybe even one with electric assist. Instead we are spending this […]

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Brit Builds an ADU: Who Would Want an Accessory Dwelling Unit?

Two years ago my family of three adults, a polyamorous family with my wife and husband, bought a three bedroom, two bathroom house in south Minneapolis. It’s charming and has fantastic 1940s details like coved ceilings, stucco exterior, and a smallish footprint at about 1600 sq ft. I work from home full-time and we have […]

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Sunday Summary – March 25, 2018

Happy Spring! If you missed the Annual Writers’ Workshop you can still be a writer, ask questions about how we work. Just take a look at our Write page and contact us. Beyond writing, there are other ways to get more involved with streets.mn; this page lists our committees and their standing meeting times and our Events […]

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Sunday Summary – November 16, 2014

Suddenly, it is winter here on the streets of Minnesota.  With only scattered comments this week, perhaps readers were busy putting wax on skis and winter tires on their vehicle of choice rather than writing.  No matter, here’s the week shoveled into tidy piles and not just tracked into the house: Big ideas department If […]

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