Project aims to bring more affordable rental units to Downtown East area.
The Minneapolis Planning Commission Committee of the Whole will take up a proposal Thursday to convert a former factory at 1010 S. 7th St. in Minneapolis into 179 apartments. The building, formerly the Strutwear Knitting Company Building, has been empty for at least a decade.
A former hosiery factory in downtown Minneapolis that was the site of a historic labor dispute before becoming an office building could be repurposed one more time — this time as apartments.
Kharbanda Development is seeking feedback from the Minneapolis Planning Commission's committee of the whole for its plans to convert the former Strutwear Knitting Co. building into 179 rentals.
The Strutwear building, now known as the 1010 Building, is at 1010 S. Seventh St., and occupies an entire city block across the street from U.S. Bank Stadium in the Elliot Park neighborhood in Minneapolis.
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"Apartments key to developer's plan to revive Strutwear Knitting building in Minneapolis"; By Jim Buchta; StarTribune; November 6, 2019