I saw a Tweet by Neuger Communications Group staffer Lauren Melcher yesterday, linking to a press release that Neuger is buying the vacant Community Resource Bank building at 25…
Tag: <span>25 Bridge Square</span>
We’re teaming up with KYMN Radio 1080 AM for today’s Northfield Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) meeting at City Hall which will focus on the proposed new building at 25 Bridge Square.
We’ll have both the video and live-chat on both sites, and all chat conversation across both sites will be visible in either site’s chat window so it doesn’t matter which site you visit.
A local citizen stopped by my corner office at GBM this morning, concerned that the historic design for the proposed new building at 25 Bridge Square could make downtown Northfield look too much like the newly created Maple Grove/Arbor Lakes downtown (wikipedia entry and photo). I asked him to find me some examples of alternatives and then I looked across the street. (continued)
Our radio show/podcast guest yesterday: local developer and former mayor Jerry Anderson, talking about the historic-looking office building proposed for downtown Northfield.
Click play to listen. 30 minutes. I’ve turned off comments for this post. Continue the discussion here.
I chatted briefly yesterday with Jim Braucher, Principal of Professional Design Group, a Northfield architectural and engineering firm, on the plans to redevelop the site of the Community Resource Bank and the old Aldsworth building overlooking Bridge Square with a historic-looking 4-story office building. I may be drinking the Kool-Aid but I’m not inclined to jump on the ‘save the Aldsworth’ bandwagon since only its facade was renovated in 1997. According to my Deep Throat at GBM, the interior structure is badly dilapidated. (continued)