Commission OKs plans for 5-story apartment at Lexington-James

Construction of a five-story apartment building at the southeast corner of Lexington Parkway and James Avenue can proceed. On January 21, the Saint Paul Planning Commission approved a conditional use permit, variances and site plan for the building. The commission’s…

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Concerns raised about variances for Lex-James apartments

Plans for a five-story apartment building at the southeast corner of Lexington Parkway and James Avenue will return to a skeptical Saint Paul Planning Commission Zoning Committee on January 13 after some members questioned whether the latest proposal meets all…

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Mini-roundabout preferred for second phase of Lexington reroute

Ramsey County held its third virtual open house on November 10 to share its plans for the second phase of extending Lexington Parkway to Shepard Road. The preferred road layout includes creating Saint Paul’s first mini-roundabout at Montreal Avenue and…

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Business Briefs September 30, 2020

Catherine Downey has been hired as the new general manager for Mississippi Market Natural Foods Co-Op. She has been at the co-op since 1994 in business roles ranging from cashier to operations manager, and has been the interim general manager…

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City amends multifamily zoning regulations

Changes designed to increase density, promote more affordable housingBy Jane McClureThe Saint Paul City Council on September 9 adopted sweeping changes to the city’s multifamily zoning regulations to increase the density of housing and to promote more affordable housing. The…

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