Schoolhouse Beat

Former Minneapolis district HQ attracts developers

Minneapolis school district employees couldn’t wait to move out of their rattrap headquarters, but developers can’t wait to get at the vintage building. The Minneapolis Star Tribune says seven teams have submitted proposals to rework the huge building, a former light bulb factory. They range from creating entirely commercial space to all housing. But a neighborhood task force is backing three proposals that create room for small businesses to grow jobs. City development experts are analyzing the competing offers.

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