A couple weeks ago I was inside the old Butter Roll Bakery to check out the renovation efforts spearheaded by Charmaine Wahlstrom and her husband.
But before I could even write about what's happening at the Butter Roll Bakery, two buildings went down, (click here and here) a big neon sign went up on the 4th Street Salon, (click here) and generally the trend of the march of history continued to move decisively in the direction of West Broadway getting nicer. I left my little Butter Roll story aside but, luckily, nobody else is writing about the renovation so it's not like the story got stale...
"The upper two floors will be for small office spaces or artist's lofts at $10 a square foot. My vision is to have a broad spectrum of people there like architects, lawyers, realtors, property managers, construction officers, artists, vendors that work with Minneapolis Public Schools, etc., with private or shared offices. People who work at home could have a shared offices space for receiving mail, answering phones, and have the awesome address 1500 West Broadway."
Downstairs there will be, once again, a bakery. But the building is getting a classy total makeover.