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Continued: Tevlin: North Side craves southwest Minneapolis' parking 'problems'

  • Article by: JON TEVLIN , Star Tribune
  • Last update: June 7, 2014 - 8:46 PM

Heelan said one of the biggest challenges to luring restaurants to the North Side is that they have historically been short of them.

“There are just not a lot of spaces that are move-in ready,” she said. “Most restaurant owners want to move into a space that was previously a restaurant because the costs of building new are huge.”

Rose plans to incorporate a restaurant into his development.

“The North Side is ripe for great restaurants that understand the neighborhood,” he said.

Umami’s success “just goes to show people will travel for a good restaurant,” Rose said.

“There’s a huge healthy-food movement building in north Minneapolis, with people wanting fresh produce,” Heelan said. “I think there’s a huge opportunity up here.”

They don’t even care if you bring your car.

 

jtevlin@startribune.com • 612-673-1702 Follow Jon on Twitter: @jontevlin

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