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The Exchange-New Brighton, MN

An upscale, 132-unit market rate apartment community located in New Brighton, MN.

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Minnesota Veterans Home Building 4-Minneapolis, MN

Originally built in 1890 and designed by architect Warren B. Dunnell in the Richardsonian Romanesque style, Building 4 is a contributing building to the Minnesota Veterans Home Campus’s designation on the National Register of Historic Places.

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The Fern-Lauderdale, MN

ABOUT THE PROJECT

The Fern is a 55+ affordable housing facility designed to fit the aesthetic of Lauderdale, one of two cities that touch both Minneapolis and St. Paul, and was built under budget while meeting all affordable housing requirements....

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Degree of Honor Protective Association Building-St. Paul, MN

ABOUT THE PROJECT

The Degree of Honor Protective Association Building is a 78-unit historic renovation project that transformed a former downtown St. Paul mid-century office building into market rate apartments. Originally built in 1961 by a...

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KWA News

Kaas Wilson Architects Expands Into Southeastern U.S. With...

MINNEAPOLIS, June 22, 2023 (Newswire.com) - Kaas Wilson Architects, a national multi-family housing architecture firm founded in Minneapolis, MN, announced today that it has acquired Watts Leaf Architects, PA, a boutique multi-family architecture studio...

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The Inside Scoop on Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC)

We recently sat down with KWA project managers Nick Conniff and Jim Schloemer to discuss the world of Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC): what the application process looks like, hurdles many clients face, and how the team at KWA are uniquely poised...

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historic building renovation

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Minneapolis' 700 Central Apts: Historic Charm Meets Modern...

The 700 Central Apartments in Minneapolis are a prime example of adaptive reuse and preservation of historic buildings.

This 153,389 sq ft project contains 80 market rate apartments ranging from studios to two-bedroom units.

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Senior Living

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Amira Choice Bloomington: Resort-Style Senior Living

Nestled away in a quiet area near Normandale Lake and Hyland Lake Park Reserve is the Amira Choice Bloomington senior living community. At Amira Choice, senior residents are nurtured in beautifully designed spaces, both inside and outside the community. 

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renovation

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EdAllies: Encouraging Community With an Upgraded Office...

EdAllies is a nonprofit organization focused on educational advocacy to ensure that every young Minnesotan has access to a rigorous and engaging education. With a mission as big as theirs, the EdAllies office space needed to accommodate their team as...

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Fountain Place Clubhouse

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Fountain Place Clubhouse: Redesigned and Reimagined

Fountain Place is a multi-building apartment community centered around its crown jewel, the clubhouse. The apartment complex offers the natural beauty of creekside-living paired with modern design and ample amenities–many of which are provided by the...

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Elevate at Southwest Station

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Elevate at Southwest Station: Eden Prairie's First...

Completed in 2019, this mixed-use development incorporates modern multi-family architecture to create Eden Prairie's first transit-oriented apartment complex. 

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The Jax Apartments

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Historic Building Restoration: The Jax Apartments

Situated on the edge of downtown St. Paul, The Jax building stood like a sentry over the Lowertown Historic District for over 100 years. 

So, when the Kaas Wilson team was asked to spearhead the renovation of the underutilized warehouse, we were...

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modern multi-family architecture

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Verdant Apartments: Sustainable, Affordable Multi-Family...

Welcome to Verdant Apartments—the latest in affordable multi-family housing in St. Paul! 

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Here at Kaas Wilson, we couldn’t be more thrilled about the work our team did to bring this project to life. With modern...

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multi-family residential architecture

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Victoria Park Phase II: Design Driven by Spectacular River...

Completed in 2016, Victoria Park Phase II joined its neighboring Phase I building to create a thriving, modern apartment complex in St. Paul. With lovely living spaces and breathtaking Mississippi River views, this market-rate housing complex provides...

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Habitat for Humanity

KWA News Community Involvement

Kaas Wilson Architects Helps Build a House

Kaas Wilson Architects joined Habitat for Humanity on November 16th, to help build a house in south Minneapolis.

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