Developer weaves together old and new in North Loop proposal
Each issue the Development Tracker follows construction projects around downtown and Northeast Minneapolis
North Loop project
First and Second streets and First and Second avenues
Developer Howard Bergerud is proposing to fill up the block with Aria and The Foundry Home Goods with a complex featuring a total of 156 residential units, 46,000 square feet of commercial space and nearly 50,000 square feet of office space, according to plans submitted to the City Planning Commission Committee of the Whole. The three-part proposal, which encompasses new construction and historic buildings, would require demolishing two small non-historic buildings and rehabilitating the three-story Foundry building. The developer is proposing two parking scenarios: three underground parking levels below the apartment building for a total of 273 space or a 210-stall plan split between two underground levels below the apartment and Roe Wolfe buildings. Snow Kreilich Architects is handling the project’s design.