HPC approves plans for two-story home in Irvine Park

A new home can be built at 300 Ryan Ave. in Irvine Park with a 4-1 vote of approval on February 22 from the Saint Paul Heritage Preservation Commission (HPC). The plans were submitted by Tony O’Malley of Sharkey Design…

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Sound variance OK’d for 6-story building at University-Raymond

Kraus-Anderson has started construction on a 220-unit apartment building on University and Raymond avenues. The Saint Paul City Council on February 10 granted a sound level variance for developer Kraus-Anderson, which has begun construction of a six-story, 220-unit apartment building…

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Proposed building may grow at Randolph-Snelling

Proposed mixed-use building may grow at Randolph-SnellingA six-story, 115-unit mixed-use building being proposed at the southwest corner of Randolph and Snelling avenues could end up being even larger.The project was initially eyed for the Highland Service/Minnoco gas station and car…

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News Briefs December 23, 2020

Sisters of Saint Joseph may open Provincial House to homeless A proposal to turn the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet’s Provincial House into a shelter for families who are homeless will be addressed at a virtual town hall meeting…

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News Briefs December 9, 2020

Mendota Heights City Council seat to be filled by appointmentThe Mendota Heights City Council will interview candidates for a vacancy on the City Council during a work session scheduled for 5 p.m. Monday, December 14, at a location still to…

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News Briefs November 25, 2020

District councils support UST’s proposal to replace Loras HallThe University of Saint Thomas’ request to demolish Loras Hall to make way for a new science and engineering building will be taken up by Saint Paul’s Heritage Preservation Commission (HPC) on…

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News Briefs October 14, 2020

Tim Blessing, brother Dave and Matt Schoen kick back while enjoying the sounds of Sawyer’s Dream, one of four bands providing entertainment during the Highland Park Harmonies concert on October 10 near the Highland Park Pavilion. Photo by Brad Stauffer…

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News Briefs Sept. 16, 2020

Free meals available for pickup by Saint Paul families in needTo address growing food insecurity in Saint Paul due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the city is partnering with Youthprise, Arts-Us and the Sanneh Foundation to provide free meals to families…

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News Brief Sept. 2, 2020

Corps releases its draft master plan for Upper Mississippi RiverThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Saint Paul District, released its draft of the Upper Mississippi River master plan and environmental assessment on August 14 and is now seeking public comments.…

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News Briefs August 5, 2020

Three-bedroom, 2.5-bath rowhouses are in the works at Highland BridgeThe Highland District Council (HDC) Community Development Committee got a peek on July 21 at plans for the 320 rowhouses proposed for a 15-block area at Highland Bridge, the 122-acre redevelopment…

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