The Nic on 5th is the godfather of the new generation of fancy downtown luxury apartment towers. When its plans were originally announced back in 2012, it was the first high-rise rental building planned for downtown in nearly three decades. Now we can't go six weeks without a new high-end skyscraper rendering being published.
Nic on 5th Facebook The first of the new downtown luxury apartment towers
Sitting in what might be, geographically speaking, the exact center of downtown Minneapolis, it was built for people who either never leave downtown or want their own place to crash when visiting from the suburbs or out-of-state.
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