Commodore gets to open west dining room

The long fight to be able to use the Commodore Bar & Restaurant’s west dining room has cleared another hurdle. The Saint Paul Planning Commission unanimously approved a nonconforming use permit on January 7 to allow the restaurant at 79…

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Commission tweaks wording of Saint Paul charter change

The Saint Paul Charter Commission had hoped to take a final vote on September 27 and send a proposed charter amendment on administrative citations to the City Council for action. However, because a clause was missing in the language voted…

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City Attorney affirms legality of mayoral veto OK’ing Lex Station

Barring a legal challenge, it now appears that Alatus LLC’s Lexington Station mixed-use development will move forward this summer. In a May 13 letter to the Saint Paul City Council, City Attorney Lyndsey Olson said that she was satisfied Mayor…

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City Council to hear Alatus’ appeal on Lexington Station

Developer Alatus will seek to overturn the Saint Paul Planning Commission’s rejection of its site plan for a six-story apartment building at 411-417 N. Lexington Pkwy. on March 17. The Saint Paul City Council will hear Alatus’ appeal at 3:30…

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Planning Commission withholds approval from Lex-Uni project

But 8-7 majority is still in need of a legal basis to deny site plan. Plans for a six-story, 288-unit apartment building at 411-417 N. Lexington Pkwy. face an uncertain future. The Saint Paul Planning Commission voted 8-7 on January…

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Revised 5-story Selby-Dale project includes remodel of service garage

By Jane McClureReworked plans for a five-story apartment building near Selby Avenue and Dale Street are moving ahead with a 5-2 vote of approval on April 20 by the St. Paul Heritage Preservation Commission (HPC). The design was altered after…

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