Portland and Washington Mixed-Use Development

This EAW studies the proposed mixed-use redevelopment project of an approximately 1.75-acre site at 500– 530 3rd Street South and 240 Portland Avenue in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota (the Si

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The Site is currently occupied by a surface parking lot and fire station. The proposed project would include up to approximately 6,400 square feet of retail, up to 30,000 square feet of relocated fire station space, up to 350 residential units, and up to 600 off-street parking spaces. 

Copies of the EAW will be available for review at the downtown Minneapolis Central Library located at 300 Nicollet Mall, and in the office of the City’s CPED, Land Use, Design and Preservation Section at 505 Fourth Ave. S., 320 Public Service Building. Notice will be published in the EQB Monitor on Monday, January 14, 2019. Public comments on the EAW must be made within the 30-day comment period, which ends at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. It is anticipated that the Zoning and Planning Committee at its regular meeting on March 7, 2019, or at a subsequent meeting, will receive a report and recommendation from City staff, hear comment from all parties and consider the adequacy of this EAW and the need for an Environmental Impact Statement for this proposal. The City Council would then act on the recommendation of this Committee at a meeting on March 15, 2019, or at a subsequent meeting. 

Copies of this EAW can also be provided to individuals by email. For further information or to submit comments on the EAW, contact Hilary Dvorak.

EAW worksheet




Portland and Washington Findings of Fact and Record of Decision

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Hilary Dvorak

Principal City Planner

Community Planning & Economic Development




Public Service Building
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 320
Minneapolis, MN 55415