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Model main street gets LRT boost

Feb 26, 2017 - Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

Like most people who live in Hopkins, Mayor Molly Cummings rarely lets a day go by without stopping on Mainstreet, the city's downtown and commercial center. The street, stretching across the suburb, is difficult to avoid.

It's the goal of the Hopkins City Council and local business owners to preserve Mainstreet as one of the most distinctive commercial districts in the Twin Cities. Now they're hoping that new luxury apartments and three nearby stations for the anticipated Green Line light...