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Two developers are advancing plans to redevelop the Pillsbury A-Mill site along Main Street in Minneapolis. An earlier plan to redevelop the property as condominiums and commercial space recently fell through, leading BNC National Bank to take ownership of the 8-acre site that includes the A-Mill, a National Historic Landmark, and other historic milling structures.
Doran, a Bloomington-based developer is proposing to build two apartment buildings called "Mill & Main" on the eastern 3 acres of the site. Dominium, of Plymouth, is planning to purchase and develop the remaining 5 acres, which includes the historic structures.
FMR was supportive of the East Bank Mills proposal that fell through and will be tracking and weighing in on the new proposals in the coming weeks.
"Schafer Richardson's East Bank Mills project was very innovative. We liked the historic preservation and green energy aspects," offered Whitney Clark, FMR's executive director. "We hope the new proposals will incorporate some of the strong ideas from that plan to benefit the river, the neighborhood and the historic district.”