Day: December 20, 2012

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Best Late 20th/Early 21st Century New Urbanist Simulacrum of Main Street: Excelsior and Grand

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In what was a good ol’ fashion knock-out, St. Louis Park’s Excelsior and Grand wins 2012’s best New Urbanist Simulacrum of Main Street.

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The Twin Cities doesn’t have a Seaside, Kentlands or even a Celebration. That’s not necessarily a bad thing because we have an Uptown, St. Anthony Main, Warehouse District, Cathedral Hill, etc. Our New Urbanist town centers are few and many of them came too late in the real estate game to make much of an impact. Most of our local NU developments couldn’t shed their suburban skin. Excelsior and Grand does, and that’s why it’s our victor.

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