Joe Urban | Sam Newberg, Urbanist

Oaks Station Place Should Be a National Model for TOD

Dateline: 6:23 pm November 13, 2013 Filed under:

Oaks Station Place opened late last year next to the 46th Street Station of the Blue Line in Minneapolis. Developed by Oaks Properties, the mixed-use project has 104 market rate apartment units that leased within months of opening. There remains an available retail space and the developer reports interest from a restaurant. Our neighborhood group, SENA, has been involved with this project since inception, and even helped get a $100,000 grant for a really cool public art installation on the plaza. If the project can land a restaurant tenant of some kind, I’ll be satisfied. After all, the whole point of TOD is to have…