TCF Bank is closing its bank in downtown Minneapolis and 37 other branches in Chicago. In a release on Wednesday, the corporation announced its plan to consolidate, saying it’s so the company can grow in different ways.
After nearly 100 years of serving as headquarters for a bank and later a railroad, the Soo Line Building in downtown Minneapolis is becoming one of the hottest new properties for rent. The 20-story tower is a classic example of “monumental classicism.”
Hennepin County officials have identified the pedestrian struck and killed by a bus this week as a 64-year-old St. Louis Park man. Mark Gregory Best was killed Friday evening in downtown Minneapolis. He was in the crosswalk at the time.
A 63-year-old man died after he was struck by a Metro Transit bus in downtown Minneapolis Thursday evening. According to Metro Transit officials, the incident happened at the intersection of Marquette Avenue and 1st Street at about 6:30 p.m.
In the past 2 1/2 weeks, three skyway businesses have closed and a fourth is scheduled to announce it will be closing Friday. Business owners said they had no choice but to close after losing business to the food trucks that line Marquette Avenue one story below.