UST tests the waters for new arena, ballfields in Highland Park

Representatives of the University of Saint Thomas and Highland Bridge master developer Ryan Companies met on January 18 with the Highland District Council (HDC) Community Development Committee to discuss the possible construction of a new hockey arena and baseball and…

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While other projects proceed, new rental housing stalls at Ford site

Work continues at Highland Bridge on new rowhouses, a new medical office building, new senior housing and supportive housing and the nearly completed Weidner Apartments/Lunds & Byerlys mixed-use development. However, the construction of all other new apartment buildings has been…

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Local projects among 33 competing for CIB funds

Applicants asked to focus on mayor's goal of making St. Paul safer By Jane McClure About three dozen submissions from Saint Paul citizens and neighborhood groups are in the running for funding through the city’s 2021 Capital Improvement Budget (CIB).…

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Letters to the Editor, August 5, 2020

Villager Inbox Open space sacrificed at Ford The Saint Paul City Council voted 6-1 on July 22 to approve zoning variances for development at Highland Bridge (former Ford site) that were previously denied by the Saint Paul Board of Zoning…

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Senior apartments eyed near Highland Chateau

Four-story building to be built into bluff near West 7th-Saint Paul AvenueBy Jane McClureA 36-unit, four-story apartment building for low-income seniors is being proposed near West Seventh Street and Saint Paul Avenue. The Highland District Council’s Community Development Committee agreed…

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News Briefs May 27, 2020

Ryan Zappa of American Masonry Restoration grinds mortar joints on the side of the historic Highland Water Tower. The 92-year-old landmark is undergoing a face-lift with the help of a $250,000 grant from the Minnesota Historical Society. Masonry work, tile…

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