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Heart of the City North (Days Inn Replacement)

The owner of the Days Inn property in downtown Rochester is working with Wisconsin-based Hammes Company on a proposal to demolish the existing structure and replace it with a 16-story, mixed-use development.

Project Information

About the project

Impacts: 

Housing   Arts & Culture, Heart of the City  

Project Phase: 

Archive

Collaborators

Contact: TBD ; Email: TBD ; Phone: TBD

Lead Organization: Hammes Company

Collaborators: Hammes Company

Related Projects

 

Detailed Description

Location: Center St. W. and First Ave. N

 

The project site is located across the street from Mayo Clinic’s Methodist Hospital and in close proximity to Mayo's recently-opened Jacobson Building, a state-of-the-art proton beam cancer treatment facility. The site is currently home to the 71-room Days Inn hotel and Pannekoeken Restaurant.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Status/News

January 21, 2017 TBD: Councilman Michael Wojcik's Open Letter Calling for Restraint on TIF for the project

Per his blog: the $12 million public subsidy for this project is impossible to defend.

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Related PlanScape Status

Housing  

May 25, 2019: 2019 DMCC Affordable Housing Work Plan Status

2019 Presentations to May DMCC Meeting and Feb DMCC meeting.

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May 24, 2019: 2016-2020 Housing Framework (2Q2019)

More than $3 million in housing investment has been committed in the nearly 16 months since the Coalition for Rochester Area Housing was created with a $6 million goal.

Read more ...

April 28, 2019: Isaiah News

April/May Rochester ISAIAH Community Meetings and news. 

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February 15, 2019: Councilman Michael Wojcik Comments to DMC pertaining to Affordable Housing

Here are 6 comments / Suggestions that that Councilman Wojcik sent do the DMC EDA and Board pertaining to how DMC can have a positive impact on the affordability of housing in the district and beyond.

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January 17, 2019: Affordable Housing Proposal

The City of Rochester is looking to have up to 10 floors of housing constructed on top of a brand new 650 unit parking ramp.

This is in both a targeted census tract, an opportunity zone and a couple blocks from the Mayo Clinic. The city spent an addition $500k to ensure footings could serve up to 10 addition levels of housing.

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December 09, 2018: Collective Impact Model to enable Housing Coalition

11/13/2018 Housing Coalition meeting starting a series of conversations regarding the future and role of the housing alliance in our community.  To start these conversations, Elaine Case will be presenting on the Community Impact model.

 

 

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November 18, 2018: Age Friendly Community Survey

How well is Rochester meeting your needs as you age? A survey.

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August 21, 2018: 2016-2020 Housing Framework

Notes and presentation from  the July Housing Conversation hosted by Kim Norton.

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August 08, 2018: Riverfront project gets first nod per Post Bulletin Report

"Early plans for a $180 million construction project along the Zumbro River received some enthusiastic support from Rochester's Planning and Zoning Commission Wednesday night." 

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May 08, 2018: CNG Steering Committee working on 2018 Compass Points

 CNG Steering Committee is working on the next version of Rochester/Olmsted County Compass report.

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Last modified by allnode on 2017/04/01
Created by allnode on 2016/10/05

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