For developers

Process NIEBNA represents a small neighborhood and does not have a permanent sitting land use or other similar committee.  For larger projects, we may create an ad hoc task force to review prior to Board consideration, but most proposals are generally considered by the full Board. Timing Developers seeking approval or endorsement of NIEBNA should anticipate […]

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NRP Phase 2 Action Plan

The NRP Phase 2 Task Group met on April 27, 2017 — Chair Hondros reported that the Committee met and determined that the full amount allocated to NIEBNA has been included in the approved NRP Phase 2 Plan and so no change was required. Hondros outlined the procedures and sub-committee structure that will be used to prepare implementation […]

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Central & Hennepin Condos

FE EQUUS Developers is proposing residential/commercial mixed-use development at East Hennepin and Central Ave. First presentation was at June NIEBNA board meeting. Project Overview: Redevelopment of 416 and 420 E Hennepin Ave. 10,800 SF of commercial space at street level Fe Equus Development and DRG offices. Restaurant space 3 levels of above ground parking for residents […]

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Superior Plating Tour

Superior Plating Remediation

The former Superior Plating, Inc. facility plated metal products. Its operations caused contamination of underlying soils and groundwater and was designated a Superfund site. The site is located on 1st Ave NE between University Ave NE and 5th St NE. The site has been the focus of intense pollution remediation activity in 2014. The Minnesota […]

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US Bank – Mortenson Task Group – USMTG

US Bank has been reducing its “brick and mortar” practically everywhere in the country due to changes in the way bank services have evolved in the age of the internet. The US Bank building and site on East Hennepin is far larger than they need and has been on the sale block for many years. Since US Bank will continue to have an office in the neighborhood in a smaller facility, they want a quality development site and have turned down numerous offers in the past.

Recently, the Bank has entered into an agreement with the Mortenson Development, a major local developer/builder most famous currently as the builder of the Vikings Palace, to develop the site. Preliminary design is for a high-density mixed-use residential & retail project.

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St. Anthony Falls

Saint Anthony Falls Alliance (SAFA)

There are three new hydro project proposals (in addition to ongoing Crown Hydro request) for diverting water from flowing over St. Anthony Falls.

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Website comments

The new NIEBNA website will be a year old in March. Your help is needed to make it better. Please use this email form to send the Tech Committee comments and suggestions for improvement to the NIEBNA website for 2016. Name and email isn’t required but would be helpful if we need further clarification.

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Zoning & Planning Information

General Information in the Planning Review Process General Information — prepared by CPED Staff “60 Day Rule” governing Minneapolis Project Review Time (Minn Statute 15.99) Selected Pages from Victor Presentation

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