As the concrete settles in at the corner of Wacouta and 4th, guess what else is starting to settle in?
The sidewalks surrounding the development on 4th and Wacouta have been closed since November 9th, 2016. This closure has been a major inconvenience and safety hazard. The merging of car and foot traffic to a single narrow lane endangers pedestrians and drivers alike – especially given the fact that two exposed Lightrail lanes run down the center of … More THE PERILS OF BEING A PEDESTRIAN IN LOWERTOWN (READ THIS WHILE LISTENING TO THE ISLEY BROTHERS’ FOOTSTEPS IN THE DARK)
A few weeks back someone created an array of colorful, silk screened signs and taped them to the windows of the Jax building on 4th street (between Wacouta and Wall street(s). I didn’t get a chance to take pictures before they were removed :/, but the signs basically said: DEAR DEVELOPERS, GOOD THING YOU BOUGHT … More Happy Valentine’s Day to whomever created/posted those silkscreened signs on the Jax building a few weeks ago!
Is the construction site on 4th & Wacouta the literal worst thing that has ever happened to Lowertown? … More Is the construction site on 4th & Wacouta the literal worst thing to happen to Lowertown?
HEY- Thanks for checking out our site. Right now, we are using this page to provide local neighborhood news and to document the changes going on in Lowertown, St. Paul. We are still finding out voice and we strongly encourage community members/artists/residents to write, comment, contribute. We are not seeking to be an authoritative voice. … More What’s up Lowertown?