Robbinsdale Historic Properties

December 14, 2016

Neighborhood Design Consultation on the West Broadway Avenue
Residential Historic District

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Robbinsdale City Hall, 4100 Lakeview Avenue North, Robbinsdale
Open House: 5:30 – 6:00 p.m. 
Facilitated Discussion: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Map showing location of the West Broadway Avenue Residential Historic District in Robbinsdale, MNThe purpose of this meeting is to consult with property owners within the Robbinsdale West Broadway Avenue Residential Historic District regarding potential impacts to their properties as a result of the construction and operation of the Blue Line Extension Light Rail Transit Project. The boundaries of the district are shown at right.

Residents and property owners are encouraged to attend this meeting to learn about the proposed project, and to provide feedback. Staff from the Blue Line Extension Project and the City of Robbinsdale will be on hand to discuss impacts and mitigation strategies.

Project staff will present information on:

  • Noise and visual impacts to adjacent properties
  • Eligibility of the neighborhood to be designated a Residential Historic District under the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966
  • Design of the nearby Robbinsdale Station

What is the West Broadway Avenue Residential Historic District?

  • Located in Robbinsdale, including homes between North 42nd Avenue and Highway 100
  • An architecturally diverse collection of Colonial Revival, Tudor Revival, Craftsman, and Prairie style homes
  • The best remaining example of pre-World War II suburban housing (1920–1940) in the Robbinsdale area
  • This area has been home to many prominent local residents
  • Eligible for Residential Historic District status in the area of architecture

Additional Resources

The links below provide additional information about requirements for protection of historic properties:

METRO Blue Line Extension

Blue Line Extension Project Office
Park Place West Building, Suite 500
6465 Wayzata Boulevard
St. Louis Park, MN 55426