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Pioneer Hall renovations on target for halfway point

The 88-year-old residential hall closed in spring 2017 for a two-year, $104.5 million renovation project. Construction is currently at the halfway point and is expected to be completed on time and on budget, with the goal to resume housing first-year students in fall 2019.  

Prime Place concerns mount at community meeting

Prime Place Apartments, home to more than 100 University of Minnesota students, continues to face criticism from residents, neighbors and lawmakers for construction issues and safety violations. Concerned parties met at a public forum organized by Prospect Park Association Monday night at St. Francis Cabrini Church to discuss ongoing issues at the apartments on 27th Avenue SE.