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Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund Pilot Profile

Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development
Grant ID: 69597366
Cooperative Agreement #: BL96518901

This profile provides a summary of basic grant information and the accomplishments reported to the US EPA by a Brownfields Brownfields A brownfield is an abandoned, idled, or underused industrial and commercial facility/site where expansion or redevelopment is complicated by real or perceived environmental contamination. EPA's Brownfields initiative helps communities mitigate potential health risks and restore the economic viability of such areas or properties. grant recipient.

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Profile Information

Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development
10/01/2003 to 09/30/2010
Regionally Funded
Hazardous, Petroleum

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Cooperative Agreement Contact

Keary Cragan
(312) 353-5669

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Properties Addressed By This Cooperative Agreement

Property NameProperty AddressProperty Profile Link
ConAgra2401 Edgewood Ave S. St. Louis Park, MN 55426Open
Hallmark Cleaners8909 Penn Avenue South Bloomington, MN 55431Open
Lowertown Ballpark Site310 5th Street East Saint Paul, MN 55101Open
Lyndale Gardens6400 Lyndale Avenue South Richfield, MN 55423Open
Minnesota BioBusiness Center221 1st Avenue SW Rochester, MN 55902Open
National Lead7003 West Lake Street St. Louis Park, MN 55426Open
Nichols Building410 Jackson Street Mankato, MN 56002Open
Northside Artspace Lofts229 Irving Avenue North MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55405Open
Washington Court Apartments2101 Washington Street NE Minneapolis, MN 55418Open
Williams Hill Business Center640 and 700 Olive Street St. Paul, MN 55130Open

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Assessment Activities

Property NameEPA FundingCompletion DateActivityLeveraged Funding
ConAgra$0.00Cleanup Planning$28,450.00
ConAgra$0.00Phase I Environmental Assessment$9,604.00
ConAgra$0.00Phase II Environmental Assessment$66,770.00
National Lead$0.0006/28/2007Cleanup Planning$64,470.00
National Lead$0.0003/10/2006Phase I Environmental Assessment$64,000.00
National Lead$0.0006/28/2007Phase II Environmental Assessment$85,000.00
Washington Court Apartments$0.0009/30/2005Cleanup Planning$5,725.00
Washington Court Apartments$0.0009/30/2005Supplemental Assessment$16,869.82

EPA Assessment Funding: $0.00
Leveraged Funding: $340,888.82
Total Funding: $340,888.82
NOTE: Funding marked for deletion not included in totals

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Cleanup Activities

Property NameEPA FundingIs Cleanup Required?Completion Date
Hallmark Cleaners$126,598.61Yes03/28/2013$35,470.79
Lowertown Ballpark Site$1,000,000.00Yes06/12/2020$1,220,007.65
Lyndale Gardens$318,000.00Yes02/20/2019$97,948.50
Minnesota BioBusiness Center$81,545.00Yes06/30/2011$23,001.00
National Lead$1,100,000.00Yes02/22/2008$4,323,456.00
Nichols Building$195,000.00Yes12/19/2011$275,857.00
Northside Artspace Lofts$132,000.00Yes$37,697.40
Washington Court Apartments$51,954.82Yes04/30/2008$579,694.82
Williams Hill Business Center$697,000.00Yes07/23/2019$196,861.00
Cleanup Jobs Leveraged: 1392
Costshare Funding:
Leveraged Funding: $8,616,692.16
EPA RLF Loan: $3,889,848.43
EPA RLF Subgrant: $412,250.00
EPA RLF Program Income Loaned:
EPA RLF Program Income Subgranted:
Total Funding: $12,918,790.59
NOTE: Funding marked for deletion not included in totals

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Institutional & Engineering Controls

Property NameAre ICs Required?IC In PlaceAre ECs Required?EC In Place
Hallmark CleanersNoNo
Lowertown Ballpark SiteYesYesYesYes
Lyndale GardensYesYesNo
Minnesota BioBusiness Center
National LeadYesYesYesYes
Nichols BuildingNo
Northside Artspace LoftsYesNoYesYes
Washington Court ApartmentsYesYesYesYes
Williams Hill Business CenterYesYesYesYes

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Redevelopment and Other Leveraged Accomplishments

Property NameStart DateCompletion DateLeveraged FundingAcres Of Greenspace CreatedRedevelopment Jobs Leveraged
Lowertown Ballpark Site05/01/201408/13/2015$13,731,272.00124
Lyndale Gardens12/04/201806/30/2020$14,678,355.001
National Lead10/01/200610/31/2007$10,656,715.00235
Nichols Building12/01/201207/01/2014$6,530,359.0012
Northside Artspace Lofts03/09/202005/31/2021$23,888,847.003
Washington Court Apartments10/01/200608/31/2007$6,696,068.003

Redevelopment Jobs Leveraged: 459
Leveraged Funding: $80,667,616.00
NOTE: Funding marked for deletion not included in totals

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