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Old Posted Aug 29, 2011, 7:29 PM
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MINNEAPOLIS | 1368 LaSalle apartments | 114 m / 374 ft | 37 floors

This is really the first legitimate high rise proposal in Minneapolis since the market turned sour a few years ago. Not sure of the official name yet. It sounds like the developer(Magellan Development out of Chicago) hopes to break ground within 6 months. There are lots of apartment projects right now in Minneapolis, this is the first high rise proposal of the current crop though. There is also a Whole Foods slated to break ground this fall, along with a local grocer on the other side of downtown...hopefully those amenities will attract more development downtown.

$100M+ apartment plan proposed for Loring Park area
http://finance-commerce.com/2011/08/...artment-tower/

36-story apartment tower could rise near Loring Park
http://www.startribune.com/lifestyle...128088343.html


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Old Posted Aug 29, 2011, 9:09 PM
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Not bad! It bears some resemblance to the Omni Hotel tower in Fort Worth, which is a good thing, IMO.
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Old Posted Aug 29, 2011, 9:31 PM
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Very nice!!!
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Whoa, very nice. Sleek and sexy, I like it!
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Thanks for sharing this info, I'm loving it! Here's to hoping Minneapolis is finally getting back into the swing of things..
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Wow!! Love the look of it!
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Looks good..
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Looks nice...

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Old Posted Sep 21, 2011, 11:38 PM
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Since we have a new tower proposal in Minneapolis, I thought I would give this one a quick bump for comparison. The scale of the projects are about the same, they are on opposite ends of downtown. I prefer this tower...as I am sure most would
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Old Posted Sep 22, 2011, 5:07 AM
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They're tied for first! I think they're both nice and yet totally different! Hope Minny gets a few more. Twins blew another one tonite!!
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Old Posted Sep 25, 2011, 1:55 AM
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Very cool! Would be nice to get some more projects going, and hopefully spur some more development as a result.
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Emporis has now listed the 1368 LaSalle Tower at 432'.
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Old Posted Dec 12, 2011, 5:22 PM
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The height on this one is 374' and it is on the Minneapolis planning commission agenda for today.

http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/cped..._12-12-112.asp
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For anyone who doesn't follow Minnescraper I thought I'd share here that this was approved last week.

Now let's start digging!!
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great! sounds like Minneapolis is going to have two towers going up at the same time soon.
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For anyone who doesn't follow Minnescraper I thought I'd share here that this was approved last week.

Now let's start digging!!
Excellent! This tower is sexy as hell!
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Old Posted Dec 23, 2011, 10:31 PM
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According to the plans posted on the CPED website, this is actually 37 stories and 373' 10" at the roof.

http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/www/...s1p-082987.pdf

If a mod could change the thread title, that would be great!
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Old Posted Dec 24, 2011, 12:59 AM
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done, thanks!
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Core sample drilling from back in early November:


Photo by Minnescraper user Equipment Images here http://minnescraper.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=1940&start=195#p63257 and
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The word on Minnescraper is two weeks until go time!
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