Downtown East / North Loop Master Plan

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Figure 1.1 Work Program and Process

Figure 1.2 Map of Hiawatha Light Rail Transit (LRT) Corridor Map

Figure 1.3 Map of Project Area

Figure 1.4 Aerial Photo of Project Area

Figure 2.1 Mixed-Use Development Illustrative Sketch

Figure 2.2 Mixed-Use Development Typologies

Figure 2.3 Single Residence Occupancy Floor Plan

Figure 2.4 Co-housing Residential Floor Plan

Figure 2.5 Residential Typologies & and Densities

Figure 2.6 Attributes of Mixed-Use Retail

Figure 3.1 Map of Downtown Minneapolis Market Analysis Area

Figure 3.2 Development Niches and Locations

Figure 3.3 Development Forecasts: – Downtown Minneapolis: 2002-2022

Figure 4.1 Map of Development Precincts

Figure 4.2 Maps of Land Use Alternatives 1 and 2: Not Recommended

Figure 4.3 Map of Recommended Land Use – Core Expansion

Figure 4.4 Map of Recommended Land Use – At-Grade Retail

Figure 4.5 Development Precinct 1: Elliot Park West

Figure 4.6 Development Precinct 2: Hennepin County Medical Center

Figure 4.7 Development Precinct 3: Elliot Park East

Figure 4.8 Development Precinct 4: Washington East

Figure 4.9 Development Precinct 5: Washington Village

Figure 4.10 Development Precinct 6: Metrodome Site

Figure 4.11 Development Precinct 7: 5th Street Spine

Figure 4.12 Development Precinct 8: Downtown Core Expansion

Figure 4.13 Development Precinct 9: West Hennepin

Figure 4.14 Development Precinct 10: Warehouse West

Figure 4.15 Development Precinct 11: Freeway West

Figure 4.16 Development Precinct 12: Municipal Service

Figure 4.17 Development Precinct 13: Air Rights Development District Over "The Cut"

Figure 4.18 Metrodome Re-Use Illustrative – Aerial View

Figure 4.19 Possible Air Rights Development over "The Cut" – Aerial View

Figure 4.20 Possible Air Rights Development over "The Cut" – Cross-section Looking North

Figure 5.1 Map of Metropolitan Area Multi-Modal Transit Plan 2025 Map

Figure 5.2 Map of Additions to the Downtown Street Grid

Figure 5.3 Map of Extensions to the Downtown Bicycle Network

Figure 5.4 Map of Designated Primary Pedestrian Corridors

Figure 5.5 Developing Primary Pedestrian Corridors

Figure 5.6 Map of Additions to the Skyway System

Figure 5.7 Refining the Skyway System

Figure 5.8 Map of Streetscape and Open Space Plan

Figure 5.9 Streetscape and Open Space

Figure 5.10 Examples of Reforestation

Figure 5.11 Reforestation: Sample Solutions 1

Figure 5.12 Reforestation: Sample Solutions 2

Figure 5.13 5th Street Streetscape: Block Configurations 1

Figure 5.14 5th Street Streetscape: Block Configurations 2

Figure 5.15 5th Street Streetscape: View Looking east from Government Station toward Metrodome Plaza

Figure 5.16 5th Street Streetscape: Proposed Street Furniture

Figure 5.17 5th Street Streetscape: Typical Sidewalk Plans

Figure 5.18 5th Street Streetscape: Typical Sidewalk Details

Figure 5.19 Revising the Physical Impact of Local Megastructures – Plan

Figure 5.20 Revising the Physical Impact of Local Megastructures – Detail

Figure 5.21 Map of Gateways into Downtown East and the North Loop

Figure 5.22 Photos: Gateways into Downtown East and the North Loop

Figure 5.23 Map of Lighted Gateway Spires

Figure 5.24 Photos of Lighted Gateway Spires

Figure 5.25 Map of Gateway Transition Zones

Figure 5.26 Photos: Gateway Transition Zones

Figure 5.27 Prototypes for Gateway Icons 1

Figure 5.28 Prototypes for Gateway Icons 2

Figure 5.29 Map of Gateway Views to Downtown Landmarks

Figure 5.30 Photos: Gateway Views to Downtown Landmarks

Figure 5.31 Map of Enhancing Existing View Corridors

Figure 5.32 Photos of Enhancing Existing View Corridors

Figure 5.33 Map of Enhancing Existing View Corridors to Hennepin Avenue

Figure 5.34 Photos of Enhancing Existing View Corridors to Hennepin Avenue

Figure 5.35 Density / Floor Area Ratios

Figure 5.36 Building Height Classifications – Ground Floor

Figure 5.37 Building Height Classifications – Low-rise

Figure 5.38 Building Height Classifications – Mid-rise

Figure 5.39 Building Height Classifications – High-rise

Figure 5.40 Plan Typologies for Building Massing

Figure 5.41 Building Massing Options

Figure 5.42 Massing Model of Project Area: Looking Northwest from above I-35 / I-94 Commons

Figure 5.43 Massing Model of Project Area: Looking Southeast from above the North Loop

Figure 5.44 Massing Model of Project Area: Downtown East from above the Milwaukee Road Depot

Figure 5.45 Massing Model: The North Loop from above the intersection of Hennepin Avenue and Washington Avenue

Figure 6.1 Map of Existing Zoning Districts in Downtown Minneapolis

Figure 6.2 Map of Downtown Core Expansion

Figure 6.3 Map of Proposed Zoning Districts

Figure 7.1 Infrastructure Investments in the Project Area

Figure 7.2 Examples of Historic Buildings for Potential Designation

Figure 7.3 Projected Development in the Project Area

Figure 7.4 Map of Developable Sites

Figure 7.5 Historic Buildings for Potential Designation

Figure 7.6 Map of Springboard Project Sites

Figure 7.7 Springboard Project A

Figure 7.8 Springboard Project B

Figure 7.9 Springboard Project C

Figure 7.10 Springboard Project D

Figure 7.11 Springboard Project E

Figure 7.12 Springboard Project F

Figure 7.13 Springboard Project G

Figure 7.14 Springboard Project H

Figure 7.15 Springboard Project I

Figure 7.16 Springboard Project J

Last updated Oct. 26, 2011