Posts Tagged ‘Parking’

Historic Photo of the Week: 1401 W Lake

Historic Photo of the Week: 1401 W Lake

A multi-photo look at the relatively recent history of the 1401 West Lake Street property from the 1970s to present.

On This Day: September 14, 1949

Public parking lots coming to Hennepin-Lake?

The challenges and benefits of permit parking

The issue of permit parking is complex, with opportunities to address parking shortages for residents and livability issues while straining on-street parking on nearby streets and privatizing a public resource.

More parking changes on the way

More parking changes on the way

The City will likely approve two more blocks for permit parking and one new block of parking meters in Uptown.

Charging for apartment parking – part 2

Charging for apartment parking – part 2

A project in West Calhoun caused the neighborhood group to raise concerns over parking, including asking the developer to add more stalls and include them in rent.

Charging for apartment parking

Charging for apartment parking

With some new apartment buildings charging for off-street parking, apparently some neighbors are upset as cars spill to the streets instead. Some questions are being asked about this, whether this will translate into policy change has yet to be seen.

A cycle track for Lake Street?

A cycle track for Lake Street?

While no proposal currently exists to bring a cycle track to Lake Street in Uptown, I think the community, City, and County should serious consider one. Lake Street, especially west of Hennepin to Lake Calhoun, has excessively wide lanes and has room to add one. What the heck is a cycle track? A cycle track […]

Parking: Work it harder, make it better

Parking: Work it harder, make it better

What’s more American than baseball and apple pie? If you take only the past sixty years into consideration, the answer might be “driving everywhere and expecting parking to be free and plentiful.” Hyperbole aside, parking woes have long been a topic of concern among Uptown area residents. Particularly throughout the apartment and condo building boom […]

Uptown Week in Review

Uptown Week in Review

This Week in Review includes parking restrictions (including at Juut!), approval of CB2 plans, and a new website on Lyndale Avenue.