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updated: Tuesday, August 04, 2015

2015 City Public Notice SignDevelopment Activity in St. Louis Park
Below, you will find links to information about development activity within the City of St. Louis Park and a development location map. If you have further questions, please call the Community Development Department at (952) 924-2575.

Summary of Development Projects

Development Location Map

4900 Excelsior (former Bally Total Fitness Site)

updated: Friday, June 26, 2015

The development plans have been revised as it has gone through the review process in order to address some of the comments from the neighborhood, Planning Commission, and City Council. The most recent plan proposes a six-story building with 28,000 square feet of commercial on the first floor and 179 apartment units, including 18 units that would be...

Arlington Row - West

updated: Monday, August 03, 2015

Description: Melrose Company purchased the two MnDOT excess right-of-way properties along Wayzata Boulevard from the City of St. Louis Park on July 9. Melrose has submitted applications to develop two market rate apartment buildings on the parcel located on the southwest corner of Texas Avenue S and Wayzata Boulevard. The two buildings are three...


updated: Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Description: Dominium Development and Bridgewater Bank have applied for a Comprehensive Plan Amendment for a joint redevelopment at the NE corner of Excelsior Blvd and Monterey Drive. Preliminary plans depict a six-story building with approximately 170 residential units and 17,000 sf of commercial space – the majority of which will be occupied...

Minnota Addition

updated: Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Location: 4903 Cedar Lake Road
Applicant: Erdogan Akguc
Request: A plat was approved for the property located at 4903 Cedar Lake Road. The plat consists of one lot and will incorporate approximately 5,000 square feet of the neighboring property to the east. The property owners intends to use the lot to construct a residential building consisting of 14 to 16 townhome units. The townhomes will be 2-3 stories tall and have underground parking. The plat application was approved by the City Council on May 18, 2015. Building Permits will be issued this summer.

If you have any questions, please contact Gary Morrison, Assistant Zoning Administrator, at or call (952) 924-2592.

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Site Plan

Siena Apartment Homes (previously Eliot Park Apartments)

updated: Friday, June 26, 2015

This development features two new apartment buildings with a total of 138 apartments and two new single family homes on the north side of the site. The apartment buildings will be three stories in height, and two stories in some areas. Underground parking will be provided for residents, and 20 stalls of surface parking for guests will be located along a private road between the two buildings. They are now pre-leasing the apartments. Construction of both buildings will be substantially complete by September 2015.

If you have any questions about the development or construction, please contact Sean Walther, Planning & Zoning Supervisor, at or (952) 924-2574.

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Site Landscape Plan
Building Sketch
Play Area

The Rec Center - Outdoor Ice Rink

updated: Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Description:  City of St. Louis Park has applied for a conditional use permit to excavate approximately 7,000 cubic yards of material. The excavation will facilitate the construction an outdoor recreational complex at The Rec Center. The work will be west of the Rec Center building in the vicinity of the skate park.  The project includes...

The Shoreham

updated: Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Description: Bader Development has submitted a proposal to redevelop properties at the southwest corner of County Highway 25 and France Ave. The 2.23-acre redevelopment site consists of three residential and two commercial properties. The developer plans to construct a 5- story mixed-use building on the site with 150 residential units and a total...

Westside Center

updated: Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Location: 5320 W 23rd St
Applicant: Hillcrest Development (COB LLC)
Request: Conditional Use Permit
Description:  The City has approved an application to allow the import/export of more than 400 cubic yards of fill material at the former Nestle/Novartis site in order to expand the building, parking lot, and an outdoor storage area. The applicant also requested to vacate two drainage and utility easements.

On June 1, 2015, the City Council voted to approve the applications. Previously, the Planning Commission held a public hearing on May 20, 2015 regarding the conditional use permit and the City Council held a public hearing regarding the easement vacations on May 18, 2015. The staff reports from those meetings are provided below.

Permits for the grading work have been issued by Minnehaha Creek Watershed District and the City. The hauling associated with the grading work is expected to last approximately 4 weeks. Construction on the building addition will begin after the site has been graded and existing utilities have been relocated.

If you have any questions please contact Sean Walther, Planning & Zoning Supervisor, at or call (952) 924-2574.

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Land Sale located west side of France Avenue at 40th Street

updated: Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The City of Minneapolis owns land on the west side of France Avenue at 40th Street. The subject property is 14.3 acres situated within the cities of Edina and St. Louis Park. The address of the property within St. Louis Park is 3940 France Ave. S. The City of Minneapolis decided it didn’t need the property and intended to sell it. Minneapolis...

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