The unused space at Payne and Bush avenues could one day be a large 72-unit apartment building. The East Side Neighborhood Development Company is looking at pursuing development on the site, and will ask for input from neighbors. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
$20,000 isn’t a lot when you’re looking at building a large apartment building, but it’s a start.
It’s enough for John Vaughn, director of the East Side Neighborhood Development Company, to get the ball rolling.
Will switch to new role in March
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman announced Tuesday, Jan. 20 that city council president Kathy Lantry will step into a new role as director of the city’s Public Works department.
About 60 East Side residents turned up for an open house about the Rush Line Corridor, a potential transit line that would run through the East Side. Residents turned up to voice concerns about the route the line might take, and to learn more about the project. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
New transit route could run through East Side parks
Planning for the Rush Line Corridor is treading ever so slowly ahead.
This box, outside of the Dancing Goat Coffee House, is one of 25 book donation boxes placed outside of businesses by A Greener Read, a for-profit company that seeks to recycle, re-use and sell donated books. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Jason Burbul is hoping to bring your old, forgotten books back into the fold.
His East Side-based company A Greener Read has been collecting donated books via big green metal collection boxes scattered throughout the Twin Cities.
A senior housing complex looking likely to go up at the corner of East Seventh Street and Bates Avenue, with construction potentially starting as soon as April. This rendering shows roughly how the building’s exterior will look. (submitted graphic)
Neighbors raise objections
Does 45 feet high sound like a tall building to you?
It does to some Dayton’s Bluff residents.
That’s roughly the height of a new senior housing complex likely to go up at the corner of East Seventh Street and Bates Avenue.
Raeann Ruth, founder of the Historic Mounds Theatre, is stepping down from her post as executive director. Ruth spent years with neighbors fixing up the old building, turning it from an eyesore into a place for live theater in Dayton’s Bluff. She’s shown painting the exterior back in 199 or 2000, wearing a pair of overalls as she’s known to do. (photo courtesy of Fred Kaphingst)
Theatre’s founder Raeann Ruth steps out
Fifteen years after she started, Raeann Ruth’s giving up her labor of love.
The 65-year-old is retiring from her post as executive director at the Historic Mounds Theatre, the Dayton’s Bluff neighborhood theater she helped restore and re-instill as a neighborhood icon. The place, a vaudeville theater turned movie theater, is now a live performance theater.