In wake of lawsuit, West 7th day shelter seeks new location

Freedom House's homeless clients may be back on street in May. Freedom House, a day shelter for people who are homeless at 296 W. Seventh St., will close its doors when its lease expires in May. Its building could become…

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Affordable senior housing project in Highland awarded tax credits

Plans for a 36-unit apartment building for low-income seniors took a big step forward on January 26 with the approval of $831,754 in Low-Income Housing Tax Credits. The Saint Paul City Council, acting as the Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA)…

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With a $250,000 state grant, Victoria Park to get new shelter

The Saint Paul Department of Parks and Recreation has received a $250,000 grant from the state to construct a long-awaited recreation center shelter with restrooms at Victoria Park.Victoria Park is a city park on what used to be a fuel…

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City renews effort to assist businesses damaged in 2020 riots

Funds are extended to businesses affected by the fallout of pandemic. Nineteen months after civil unrest and the COVID-19 pandemic laid waste to a portion of the commercial landscape in Saint Paul—and one year after the city approved $1 million…

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Study of historic sites is underway along proposed Riverview Corridor

Historic buildings along the proposed 12-mile Riverview Corridor route that will be studied include the CSPS Hall, 383 W. Michigan St. The proposed 12-mile Riverview Corridor modern streetcar route would run past several designated historic properties and properties potentially eligible…

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