Great news on Monday as the City of Minneapolis approved site plans for our longstanding Jackson Street Artist Housing project. There were some good articles to follow up the milestone
Jackson Flats, a long-planned artists’ housing project in northeast Minneapolis, is getting a major boost.
The Minneapolis Planning Commission gave the thumbs-up Monday for the project’s site plan and some variances to front-yard and parking lot requirements. A conditional permit was also approved. Developers say these moves will help in their pursuit of funding the unique, four-story structure.
Full article in the Star Tribune here: startribune.com/business/134071058.html
Formally known as Jackson Flats, nicknamed JAC Flats, the long-awaited artist live/work space planned for 18-1/2 Avenue and Jackson Street NE, got another boost from the City of Minneapolis and the federal government last week, but not quite enough to “get in the ground,” according to Greg Handberg, properties senior vice president for Artspace. It will take one more round of the help, which comes in the form of Low Income Housing Tax Credits, to start building, and that’s not expected until next year.
Twin Cities Daily Planet article is here: tcdailyplanet.net/news/2011/11/17/jac-flats-inches-toward-getting-started-late-2012